S-4.2 - Act respecting health services and social services

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99.5. The local authority is responsible for defining a clinical and organizational project in which the following elements are identified for the territory of the local health and social services network:
(1)  the social and health needs and the distinctive characteristics of the population based on an understanding of the state of health and well-being of that population;
(2)  the objectives to be pursued to improve the health and well-being of the population;
(3)  the supply of services required given the needs and the particular characteristics of the population; and
(4)  the organizational structures and the contributions expected of the different partners in the network.
The clinical and organizational project must be consistent with ministerial and regional orientations and recognized standards of accessibility, integration, quality, effectiveness and efficiency, and take into account the resources available.
For the purpose of defining its clinical and organizational project, a local authority must mobilize and ensure the participation, in the territory of its local network, of the institutions offering specialized and superspecialized services, of the various groups of professionals, of the community organizations, of the social economy enterprises, of the private resources and of the key players in the other sectors of activity that have an impact on health services and social services
2005, c. 32, s. 48.