What to Do in the Event of Death.

Whole Body Donation to an Educational Institution

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Notifying of the Death of a Person Who Wished to Donate his or her Body to an Educational Institution

Family members and close relations of a person who is donating his or her body to an educational institution.

Notifying of the death of a person who is donating his or her body to an educational institution involves the following steps:
  • If the person dies in a hospital or a health and social services centre, notify the care staff so that they can inform the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux;
  • if the death occurs at the domicile of the deceased, call,
      • during opening hours, the Direction des ententes de gestion et d'imputabilité et des relations institutionnelles of the Ministère so that it will undertake the necessary steps with the designated educational institution chosen by the deceased person or his or her family;
      • outside opening hours, call the funeral home chosen by the designated educational institution, by the deceased person, or by his or her family.
Funeral homes chosen by educational institutions for donation of the body
 
Designated educational institution Funeral home to contact
Université McGill, Montréal Blythe Bernier
Université Laval, Québec Coopérative funéraire des Deux-Rives
Université de Sherbrooke Université de Sherbrooke
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Collège de Rosemont, Montréal Magnus Poirier inc.

 

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