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Elder Suicide Berwyn Lodge

Berwyn Autumn Lodge Directive by CAO Richard Walisser, North Peace Housing Foundation Elderly Residents vacate Lodge by September 30, 2017 No discussion with Autumn Lodge residents. Information relayed to seniors by Lodge Manager. No Meeting with Honourable Ms. Lori Sigurdson Minister of Seniors and Housing- Though some Berwyn persons paid $50.00 to attend a “meet […]

Hurricane Irma, nursing home patients die

Eight nursing home residents died in Hollywood, Florida, where oppressive heat & humidity set in after Hurricane Irma knocked out much of the power in the area. The Broward County medical examiner has yet to determine whether all eight deaths are heat-related.Detectives are looking into whether the nursing home broke any laws. “We are … […]

Maria Dumo, May Casimero & Angelina Borja assault elderly

Maria Theresa Dumo, May Casimero and Angelina Borja, Calgary caregivers at Garrison Green CareWest facility who assaulted Ulrich Wissner, 92, sentenced to 60 days They were caught on camera slapping Ulrich Wissner, 92, in Februrary 2014 at the seniors home. Three Calgary care home workers who slapped, splashed and threatened to dump urine on a […]

Elder Abuse Report

W5 nursing home investigation reveals 1,500 cases of staff-to-resident abuse in one year W5 takes a look at the epidemic of abuse at homes meant to care for the elderly and how FRONT LINE WORKERS WALK AWAY WITHOUT REPERCUSSIONS W5 reveals how ill treatment often goes underreported and how abusive workers are protected by secrecy […]

Killam senior assaulted.

An 88 year old senior in the long-term care unit at the Killam Health Care Centre was reported to being assaulted. Charges have been laid against Koren Makarowski & karen Krueber. Koren Makarowski, 39, from Stome, Alta. has been charged with one count of assault. Karen Krueber, 53, from Killam has been charged with three […]

Nursing Home Maggots

The Ottawa police elder-abuse unit is investigating a nursing home after staff discovered maggots had infested a resident’s leg wound, landing the woman in hospital and horrifying her family. The discovery suggests flies laid eggs and larvae hatched in the sore before anyone noticed. It takes days for fly larvae to reach a full-grown stage, […]

End of Life Restrictions

Abuse of Laura Finlay

Elder Advocates Of Alberta Society March 18, 2015 Via Facsimile (780) 415 8611 To the Protection For Persons In Care Act abuse line: Complaint against: Patrick McManus, Public Guardian Representative Office of the Public Guardian Reference: Client – Laura Guna Finlay- DOB February 23, 1922 Good Samaritan Wedman House, 10525 19 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB […]

Anne Fedorio dies in explosion at seniors’ home

Bethany Senior Citizens Home at 9920 83 Avenue.- 63 Unit Senior’s Housing Anna Fedorio, 83, died during an explosion and resulting fire on August 2nd, 2011. She is photographed below. The icon of the Blessed Mother with the white flowers was the only item that remained after the horrific bomb blast and fire. The fire […]

David Silver, 78 dies after discharge from hospital

A Winnipeg senior who died on his front walk after being discharged from the Grace Hospital, Winnipeg emergency room in minus 40 weather, wearing slippers, pyjama bottoms and a coat. David Silver, 78, died Dec. 31 after being dropped off by a cab at about 1:30 a.m. He’d just been discharged from the ER, diagnosed […]

Malfunctioning elevators at Covenant Health Edmonton

Covenant Health General Hospital Continuing Care Centre 11111 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton, AB T5K 0L4 (780) 342-8000 S.U.F.F.E.R. STANDING UP FOR FAIRNESS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY News Release: October 31, 2012 Malfunctioning, nonfunctioning elevators. Elevators at the Covenant Health Edmonton General Long Term Care Centre appear to be in general disrepair. Individuals have been trapped in malfunctioning […]

Abuse & Neglect at Covenant Health, Villa Caritas Geriatric Centre

The client has suffered total neglect and malpractice by professional staff. She is kept in a state of perpetual fear, fear of being disciplined, fear of being subjected to takedowns and fear of being subjected to forced (psychotropic) injections…

Lisa Goltman dies of injuries

Lisa Goltman dies of injuries sustained at Alberta Hospital Edmonton. To date, no criminal charges have been laid by Edmonton City Police. On March 27, 2013 this Edmonton woman was so severely injured at Alberta Hospital that she had to be sent to the emergency room of the University Hospital. The injuries were allegedly sustained […]

Takedowns at Covenant Health Villa Caritas

August 30, 2011 Minister of Health & Wellness, the Honorable Gene Zwozdesky Legislature Building, Edmonton, AB. Complaints Manager, College of Physicians and Surgeons 2700 Telus Plaza South, 10020 100th Street Edmonton, AB. T5J 0N3 Solicitor General & Minister of Public Security, the Honourable Mr, Frank Oberle Legislature Building, Edmonton, AB. Complaint re. Dr. K.L , […]

The case for electroshocking Mia

Most people imagine that electrically shocking people’s brains was long ago relegated to the dustbins of psychiatric history…