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CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS VIOLATION

We have uncovered a government initiative designed to arbitrarily strip seniors of their rights and their driving licenses. Presently, seventy year olds are being targeted. Seniors who have never had a driving accident are summoned to doctor’s offices and without permission, are administered a cognitive/ mental assessment. The test is carried out with a stop […]

COURT OF APPEAL GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO ELDER ADVOCATES ET AL CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT

Alberta’s high court has ruled unanimously that the class-action lawsuit can proceed against government over fees charged to residents in long-term care homes. The society claims the province overcharged some 14,000 seniors more than $128 million over a 2 year period.The organization’s lawyer, Alan Garber said that the Court of Appeal in its ruling, said […]

SENIORS INFORMATION MEETING

SENIORS INFORMATION MEETING Friday, November 27, 2009 @ 1:30 PM Leduc Seniors Centre – Telford House 4907 – 46 Street Phone # 780 – 986-6160 ADULT GUARDIANSHIP & TRUSTEESHIP ACT This act is unjust legislation which disregards citizens rights, and violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It’s shocking that legislators have proclaimed Bill #24, […]

REX OKUMU, RAPED SENIOR, TO BE DEPORTED TO HIS NATIVE SUDAN

Rex Okumu, 45, a former nurse’s aide convicted of sexually assaulting a 91-year-old Alzheimer’s patient at the Brentwood Care Centre, Calgary, in July 2004, will remain in custody while he awaits deportation.

SENIOR ALERT – ADULT GUARDIANSHIP & TRUSTEESHIP ACT

According to Brenda Lee Doyle, Office of the Public Guardian, now, not only can physicians, psychologists and psychiatrists, declare seniors incompetent & strip them of all rights and monies, the AB. Government “is designating occupational therapists, social workers, RN’s, and registered psychiatric and mental deficiency nurses” to also become capacity assessors. They will have power […]

ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND TRUSTEESHIP ACT

It is shocking that members of the Alberta legislature have allowed the proclamation of this Act into law. This legislation is a deliberate, calculated assault on the seniors of this province. We have documented the legislated abuse of well over twenty five instances of those who have been or are being wrongly detained because of […]

FIRE IN SENIOR’S HOME – AVONWOOD CORNER SENIOIR RESIDENCE

A senior, believed to be an occupant of a unit on the fourth floor, was taken away by ambulance this morning, with life-threatening injuries.

ASSISTED LIVING – ARSON – VILLA MARGUERITA – 9810 165 Street

Villa Marguerite, which houses people with disabilities and vulnerable seniors, has endured four fires in six days. All of the fires were sparked in a common area, a spokesman for Edmonton Fire Services confirmed. Tuesday night an estimated $40,000 blaze was set. Fires are under investigation by Edmonton police. Residents are afraid to speak out […]

ELDER ABUSE CHARGES LAID BY STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE

A Washington County nurse is facing elderly abuse charges. 26-year-old Certified Nursing Assistant Cigi Serrevera Snell, surrendered herself at the Jackson County jail in Marianna.. Snell is accused of slapping a 90-year-old woman in the face, while caring for her at the Signature Health Care Center in Jackson County. She was fired from her job […]

SENIOR MISSING FOUR YEARS

On September 16, 2004, Elisabeth Liesje Bontane, 89 year oldmother of E.F. failed to return home from her daily attendance at the Kirby Center Daycare Program. It would be four years before Ms. F. would see her mother again.GOVERNMENT BREACHES DEPENDENT ADULT LEGISLATION She was not given information or served any documents by the Kirby […]

ALBERTA HOSPITAL CLOSURE

It's final. Building # 12. is closing. Patients, family and friendshave been notified that senior / patients will be moved to the newEdmonton facility by April or May.

ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND TRUSTEESHIP ACT DETAINS SENIORS

Seniors are being detained through a flawed process that declares them to be incompetent. Detaining citizens without a trial violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A physician, has a powerful quasi-judicial position in society by virtue of the reliance by the judiciary and al on his assessments. His assessment can lead to the detaining […]

GROUP HOMES, ALBERTA – UNLICENSED, UNREGULATED AND UNMONOITORED

Fatality Inquiry – Edmonton Court House, September 14, 2009Sudden death – Marilyn May Lane – April 12, 2007NO LICENSE REQUIREDThe inquiry heard that group home operators such as Independent Counseling Enterprises (ICE), which ran the residential home where Lane died in the basement of the home, are largely not required to obtain provincial licenses.According to […]

PERSONAL DIRECTIVES ACT CHAPTER P-6 – BREACH OF LEGISLATION

We fully recognize, that seniors who have suffered serious, cognitive impairment, require careful care, monitoring & protection.However, we know of numbers of seniors, whose access to their monies & rights were taken from them, were detained behind locked doors because they had suffered confusion & disorientation as the result of a stroke, drug delerium, abuse […]

FATALITY INQUIRY- Marilyn May Lane- SEPTEMBER 14TH & 15TH, EDMONTON COURT HOUSE @ 9:30 AM

Re: Sudden Death of Marilyn May Lane Marilyn May Lane died in a flashover flame fire in the basement of a group home on April 12, 2007. She was a resident of the home located at 10632 50th St., Edmonton, AB, owned by Rod Groat, Independent Counselling Enterprises. Marilyn May Lane was a dependent adult […]