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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 […]

EARL JONES, HOW HE FOUND HIS CLIENTS

Mr. Jones has been accused of using personal and familial connections to find his clients. But court records reveal that he also found customers – some not far from death – in hospitals and old-age homes, or among the recently bereaved. Documents show Mr. Jones was named estate executor for a number of old, ailing, […]

PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO ASSESSING COMPETENCY

We are again calling for a Public Inquiry in regard to the way people, primarily seniors, are being assessed for competency.We are challenging a severely flawed process that has existed for over 50 yrs.A physician, has a powerful quasi-judicial position in society by virtue of the reliance on his assessments by the judicial system, in […]

JUSTICE

>> “In a case with major implications for U.S. nursing homes, the State > of Hawaii recently > convicted a nursing home operator of manslaughter after an elderly > resident died of > a massive infection caused by pressure sores. (Am. J. of Forensic > Medicine and Pathology)”

HULL NURSING HOME PAIR ‘ABUSED OLD PATIENTS

Two care workers left elderly women patients hanging in hoists, crying out in pain with their private parts exposed, a court was told yesterday. Kathryn Broadley, 59, and Tina Taylor, 53, also dragged patients out of bed at 5am before they had woken up, it was claimed. Taylor, of East Hull, and Broadley, of Bransholme, […]

TUCSON NSG. HOME TO PAY STATE FINE $ 1,450

A Tucson nursing home has agreed to pay a state fine after an investigation found several civil violations, including nearly a month’s delay in getting a resident treatment for a skin problem that turned into a serious pressure sore.State investigators found a total of 16 violations of state and federal rules and regulations governing long-term […]

CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE & FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE NECESSITIES OF LIFE

A Toronto man faces four charges following an elder abuse investigation at a home in the city’s west end. Police say officers called to the house Tuesday found an “extremely neglected” 60-year-old woman in a bedroom. The woman was treated for extreme malnutrition, dehydration and other health issues. Police further allege a 95-year-old woman was […]

JACK DAVIS, HEALTH REGION CEO DEPARTS WITH 4 MILLION ON TOP OF SALARY AND BENEFITS

Mr. Davis collects $ 268,908. annually, $ 22,409 per month.It was revealed in July 2008 that former Capital Health CEO Sheila Weatherall would receive a retirement package worth about 2 million. MLA Hugh MacDonald, stated, “This is outrageous, whether it isboom time or bust” . He said all contributions to the pension weremade by the […]

“Then I can’t be your doctor”.

A senior Alberta citizen accompanied by a friend, went to her doctor. She needed a prescription refill and felt she was sufferingfrom a urinary tract infection. The doctor, who had received a report from a home care worker insisted that he give her a mini-mental exam.She refused and he refused to treat her. She and […]