CODE OF ethics

Ethics are related to morality and establish what is correct, incorrect, acceptable or desirable with respect to an action or decision. The Code of Ethics does not replace or prevail over laws, regulations, or conventions that are already in place in Quebec.

Those who benefit from the services at The Memory Clinic of Outaouais clearly understand that their participation in research studies is entirely voluntary and that their consent may be withdrawn at any time without consequences.


The research subjects and their safety is our primary mission a tour clinic. The following rights are considered essential for all research subjects :

  • Right to be treated with respect and dignity
  • Right to be treated with integrity
  • Right to privacy
  • Right to fairness and equality
  • Right to protection, safety, and attention
  • Right to accessible quality of services
  • Right to information
  • Right to confidentiality
  • Right to participate



Abuse of any kind by patients or visitors towards the clinic staff will not be tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to, physical, psychological,  financial, or sexual.


Users must provide all necessary and pertinent  information in order for the medical staff to accurately assess their physical and psychological health.  


The user is responsible for using their own judgement with respect to the services offered. The user is expected to respect the pre-determined appointment times. If the user is unable to attend an appointment, they must notify the clinic as soon as possible, and book an alternate time as to not disrupt the study protocol..

The complete version of the Code of Ethics is available upon request.

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