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ASSESSING COMPETENCY

 We submit that the present process of assessing competency  is a pseudo science and could be perceived as an industry,  a lucrative, non-regulated industry.

ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND TRUSTEESHIP ACT

The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act is unjust legislation that  disregards citizenship rights and violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Who drafted this legislation? Who are the legislative specialists responsible for drafting such legislation? Who initiated and directed the process? Who established the criteria for this legislation? It is clear that it was not the […]

UPCOMING HEARINGS

April 19, 2010, @ 2:00 PM Edmonton Court House Queens Bench Surrogate Court Re: Vera Croucher matter (Confidential Patient) May 3rd, 2010, @ 2:00 PM Edmonton Court House Queens Bench Surrogate Court: Re: Dora Cinciruk who has been unlawfully detained. June 21 & 22nd, 2010, @ 9:30 AM Fort Saskatchewan Provincial  Court. Fort Saskatchewan Court house House, […]

UPCOMING HEARINGS

 -Edmonton Court of Queens Bench Surrogate Court, Edmonton, AB. March 29, 2010, Monday @ 2:00 PM  Hearing in regard to Stephen Pillott, 104 years old A son is suing him. – Edmonton Court of Queens Bench Surrogate Court, Edmonton, AB. April 12, 2010, @ 2:00 PM Application for Guardianship & Trusteeship of Dora Cinciruk who […]

PEARL VILLA HOMES, FOUND TO HAVE MISSPENT $3.4 M

The provincial government is seeking $3.4 million from an Edmonton seniors  home after the auditor general’s office found the home had not appropriately spent  its government funding.  Pearl Villa Homes, had been given a multimillion-dollar government contract, with  most of the money intended to go to pay employees providing client care. But over  three years, one-fifth […]

DETAINEES HELD IN ACTIVE TREATMENT BEDS, LOCKED UNITS, ALBERTA HOSPITAL & ELSEWHERE.

A strong, detailed submission was hand delivered today to the Honorable Premier, Mr. Stelmach and the Honourable Minister of Justice, Ms. Alison Redford, who is also a human rights lawyer, regarding the  matter of numbers of seniors being detained in active treatment beds. They are given little or no nursing  care, no recreation, no mental […]

INSUFFICIENT CALORIES TO SUSTAIN LIFE

We have learned that a long term care provider admitted  to a family member that they provided insufficient calories  to their nursing home clients to sustain life.   Consider the resulting process. Weight loss, weakened,  debilitation,  mental confusion due to inadequate nutrition,  skin breakdown with resultant bedsores. Bedsores, open  lesions exposing bones or body cavity, become infected,  septicemia (blood poisoning) results causing organ  […]

DISBARMENT OF IHOR BRODA

March 3, 2010, the Hearing Committee of the Alberta Law Society disbarred  Ihor Broda. They found Ihor Broda, who resides in and practised at Edmonton,  Alberta, guilty of conduct deserving of sanction arising from 36 citations.  He admitted 16 citations.  The Hearing Committee had suspended Mr. Broda  from practice on November 3, 2009.

UPCOMING HEARINGS

 – Edmonton Court of Queens Bench, Surrogate Court, Edmonton, AB. Monday, March 1, 2010 @ 2:00 PM Application, Trusteeship & Guardianship re: Helen Tiedemann of Tofield,  (Detained in Vegreville Care Center, detained / imprisoned for 8 months behind locked doors in secure unit with cognitively impaired persons, disallowed to leave center at any time) total violation of […]

EMERGENCY WAITS ARE LONGER, AGING POPULATION BEHIND LONGER WAITS

Dr. Chris Eagle, Alberta Health Services vice-president, said rising wait times are caused by an aging population. We submit that Alberta seniors spend less money on health related services and supports such as emergency treatment than non-seniors. According to the Alberta Government Demographic Planning Commission, Discussion Guide, published in Summer 2008, Alberta seniors in 2004, […]

FATALITY INQUIRY JANUARY 14th & 15th @ 9: 30 AM-CALGARY PROVINCIAL COURT – Honourable Judge G.A.Gaschler presiding

Death of James Cairns, April 22, 2007BETHANY CARE CENTER, 916 18A Street NW. Calgary, AB. It is troubling, that Mr. James Cairns was placed in close proximity to a resident who expressed strong paranoic fears to staff and famiiy. It is further troubling that night staff failed to hear and intervene in this violent, deadly, […]

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.