19. The purpose of a concerted intervention process is to implement any of the following measures:
(1) concerted action by at least two designated resource persons to quickly and accurately assess a case of maltreatment in order to put an end to it, in particular by combining their expertise and communicating information they may have in relation to the case;
(2) coordination of the actions, investigations or other procedures of at least two designated resource persons in order to ensure the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at putting an end to a case of maltreatment and to minimize the negative impact of the intervention on the senior or the person in a vulnerable situation who is a victim of maltreatment; and
(3) intervention on the part of the judicial system to adequately protect the senior or the person in a vulnerable situation who is a victim of maltreatment, in particular by means of a protection order referred to in article 509 of the Code of Civil Procedure (chapter C-25.01).
The initiation of a concerted intervention process may arise from the reception of a complaint or report of maltreatment by a designated resource person or from the referral of a case of maltreatment to such a resource person by a person working for the same body as the resource person. It may also arise from the reception of a complaint or report by the local service quality and complaints commissioner, where the commissioner has referred the case to a designated resource person, with the consent of the senior or the person in a vulnerable situation. Such consent is not necessary, however, where it must be given by the tutor, curator or mandatary of the senior or the person in a vulnerable situation and that tutor, curator or mandatary is, according to the complaint or report, the maltreating person.
2017, c. 102017, c. 10, s. 19; 2022, c. 62022, c. 6, s. 111.