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FAMILY MEMBERS SPEAK OUT ON BEHALF OF MOTHER. We made sure Mom did not take the DriveABLE. It angered me that her doctor is an advocate of the SIMARD and DriveABLE. It seems doctors affiliated with Primary Care buy into this bullying, discriminating tactic. We had to meet with Mom’s doctor to stop her from […]

Shawn Cullen, Justice denied

REGISTERED MAIL August 30, 2017 The Honourable. Mr. John D. Rooke. Associate Chief Justice Judges Chambers, Edmonton Law courts, 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB. T5J 0R2 Your Honour: REFERENCE: SHAWN GORDON CULLEN DOB 03/04/71 File No. # 15104278582-01 – 001 Charges – 162.1 (3) 163.1(4) Scheduled for Jury Trial – September 11, 20`7 […]

Ed. Rockburne, RCMP (retired(

TESTING SENIOR DRIVERS OTTAWA CITIZEN Dear Mr. Egan, My name is Ed. Rockburne, retired Sgt from the RCMP who has spent the last 31/2 years researching and trying to bring to the publics attention, that special testing of older drivers is based on nothing more than common myth and discrimination. All major research in Canada […]

DrivABLE new source of Revenue

DriveABLE has become successful in promoting their product not only in Canada but also in the USA, as STATED ON THEIR WEBSITE – “Not only do DriveABLE assessments provide healthcare professionals with risk evaluations regarding patients’ cognitive driving abilities, they also provide a NEW SOURCE OF REVENUE that was PREVIOUSLY INACCESSIBLE. DriveABLE assessments CAN BE […]

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 at Health Centre

An 88 year old senior in the long-term care unit at the Killam Health Care Centre was reported to having been assaulted.. Koren Makarowski, 39, from Stome, Alta. has been charged with one count of assault. Karen Krueber, 53, from Killam has been charged with three counts of assault Both are scheduled to appear in […]

More seniors remain in workforce

More U.S. seniors choosing to remain in the workforce. Employment rose not only among 65- to 69-year olds (close to a third now work), but also among those 70 to 74 (about a fifth). In the 75-plus population, the proportion still working increased to 8.4 percent from 5.4 percent. Increasingly, they are less likely to […]

Legislative Arrogance – Rape Culture

Powers of Attorney Act – Too costly

Ageism to become discrimination for first time

Age will soon be included as a prohibited ground of discrimination under the Alberta Human Rights Act. An application to include age as a discriminating factor was granted at a hearing in Edmonton Court of Queen’s Bench Friday after it was unopposed by the province. “We can now join the rest of Canada,” said lawyer […]

DriveABLE Misdiagnosis

Lacombe long-term care deficiencies

A review and audit began in April 2017 after “SERIOUS CONCERNS” about the QUALITY OF CARE at the Lacombe long-term care facility were raised by Red Deer College practical nurse students completing their practicums at the health-care centre. Three staff members have been placed on leave. Training deficiencies, unsanitary conditions and a lack of safety […]

DriveABLE

MISLEADING AND FALSE ASSERTIONS by DriveABLE ASSESSMENT CENTRES. 1.1) FALSE ASSERTIONS which have been PUBLISHED on the DriveABLE website: “It is our goal to protect competent drivers”. “We PROTECT safe drivers from MISIDENTIFICATION”. Through AWARD WINNING university RESEARCH, we’ve developed the DCAT – The DriveABLE Cognitive Assessment Tool; It’s the only cognitive assessment shown to […]

LTC untenable, Edward Redshaw

From: Dr. Edward S. Redshaw 2034-198 Street Edmonton Alberta. T6J5T7 To: Chief Administrator of a Facility Dear Madam/Sir: My name is Dr: Edward S. Redshaw. My mother-in-law, Mildred Silvera, 96 years of age with Dementia, and my brother-in-law, Bernard Silvera,77 years of age, seriously mentally and physically challenged are residents in Millwoods Shepherd’s Care Centre […]

Insurance Corporation, BC

The Insurance Corporation of B.C. says seniors (age 70 and over) cause 95 out of every 1,000 accidents in B.C. The average crash rate for drivers of all ages is 124 out of every 1,000 accidents. 26/02/17