1. The purpose of this Act is to guide the Government in planning and implementing actions to foster awareness and recognition of the contribution of caregivers and to support them in their role.
To that end, the Act provides in particular that the Government must adopt a national policy for caregivers, as well as an action plan to implement it.
The Act also provides for the establishment of the Comité de partenaires concernés par le soutien aux personnes proches aidantes and the Observatoire québécois de la proche aidance.
2020, c. 222020, c. 22, s. 1.