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SEXUAL ASSAULT TRIAL REX ONGEE OKUMU

Sentencing of Rex Okumu will take place August 18/06 in Queens Bench,Court House, 611 4st SW. Calgary, AB. A detailed account concerning thisnefarious matterwill be published on this website following sentencing.

NURSING HOME IGNORED COMPLAINTS, COURT TOLD

Last Update: Monday, July 10, 2006. 4:00pm (AEST) Nursing home nurses have told the Melbourne Magistrates Court their superiors ignored their complaints about a co-worker accused of raping his patients. Henry Alexander, 34, is charged with raping four elderly dementia patients over a six-month period last year. His former co-workers told the court Alexander assaulted […]

ELDER ADVOCATES OF ALBERTA SOCIETY VS. HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN ET AL

The Certification Motion concerning the action of Elder AdvocatesOf Alberta Society v. Her Majesty the Queen et al, will be heardbeforeMadam Justice GrekolinCourt of Queen’s Bench,Court House, Edmonton, AB., March 26, 27, & 28, 2007.

THEFT IN CAMROSE SENIORS HOUSING

A 46-year old Camrose woman has been charged with five counts of theft under $5000and will appear in Camrose Provincial Court on July 12. The charges stem from an ongoing criminal investigation by the Camrose Police Service in relation to thefts of money from seniors living in an assisted care facility.

FRAUD AT STRATHCONA MANAGEMENT AGENCY

A Preliminary Hearing was held in Provincial Court on June 13th &14th, 2006 concerning fraud at Strathcona Management Agency(seniors housing), 8419 102 St. Edmonton, AB. Judge D.J.Tilley orderedthat Gary James Noble be arraigned for Fraud over $5,000.00 inCourt of Queens Bench, Edmonton, AB., August 11, 2006,

SCABIES OUTBREAK AT LYNWOOD NURSING HOME

For some months there has been an effort to contain ascabies outbreak in various areas of the facility.Elderly residents have been confined to their respectivewards.

GOVT. WITHDRAWS FUNDING FROM IHAC (GROUP HOME)

The I Have A Chance (IHAC) Group Homes, has had its Persons withDevelopmental Disabilities(PDD)funding withdrawn by theAlberta government because of their failure tomeet governmentstandards.

POLICE CALLED TO CALGARY HOSPITAL TO INVESTIGATE DEATH

A man in his seventies was admitted to a Calgary hospital in suchdirecondition that hospital officialscalled police. The man died inhospital last Friday after showing signs of severe dehydration.Upon admission to hospital, the bedridden man was fed and hydratedthrough a tube. Hospital officials, concerned about the man’s condition and care prior to his death, contacted […]

VIOLENCE AT WENTWORTH MANOR, 5709 14 AVE. SW, CALGARY

While in care at the the Wentworth Manor, a fragile 83 lb., 86 year old woman who was unable to care for herself, dress herself due to dementia, – had her hips broken twice – both sides on two separate occasions, two months apart. – suffered a punctured lung at the same time three ribs […]

WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY

Thursday – June 15, 2006Old Timers Cabin9430 Scona Road, Edmonton, AB. 2:00 PMThe Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Norman L. Kwong , CM AOE and Mrs. Kwong willl bring greetings Mr. Stewart Russell, Piper, will proceed Mr. & Mrs Kwong Calgary Police Choir Rick Heavenor – violinist Officer of the Elder Abuse Intervention Team Provincial and […]

FORMER NURSING HOME OFFICIALS CHARGED IN PATIENT’S NEGLECT

Posted on Thu, May. 18, 2006Former nursing home officials charged in patient’s neglectAssociated Press MARION, Ind. – A grand jury has indicted two former nursing home officials on neglect charges, alleging they allowed a resident to lay in his own waste for days with back sores and maggot-covered clothing. Zanna Paul and Sandra Andersen reportedly […]

GROSS NEGLIGENCE / CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER Hertfordshire, England

Inquest reveals probe into nursing home A HISTORY of poor practice at a Radlett nursing home was revealed during an inquest last week. Houndswood House nursing home in Harper Lane came under policeinvestigation in 2004 to discover whether any gross negligence,tantamount to corporate manslaughter, had taken place there. Hertfordshire Constabulary became involved after concerns were […]

PRESS CONFERENCE / PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS

THURSDAY MAY 11, 2006 @ 11:00 AMOLD TIMERS CABIN9430 SCONA ROADRE: ELDER ABUSE ISSUESSeven participants have graciously come forward totell their stories

UPDATED STANDARDS FOR LONG-TERM CARE May 3/06

Todays News Release by Alberta Health & Alberta Seniors is a facade and a deception. The government has promisednew, updated, provincial standards. Unfortunately as we reviewed the documents,we found them to be little more than policy statements, most of which have been previouslypublished. Furthermore, there is no immediate provisionto establish complianceas noted inthe following Standard […]

SAFETY OF LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENTS

We are calling on Government for legislated protection.Cameras (Granny Cams) in every roomPhoto ID of caregiver on fileRecorded past work history substantiated by sworn statements of previous employer(s) Criminal record check of all employeesAnnual published reports of all complaints available to publicAlberta wide Registryto list those who abuse, neglect and prey on the vulnerable elderly. […]