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Dr. Vinzenzo Visconti Suspended

Dr. Vincenzo Visconti’s medical licence will be suspended indefinitely. Dr. Vincenzo Visconti’s medical licence will be suspended indefinitely on April 27, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta says invoking what it called a “last resort” section of the Health Professions Act, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta announced Friday it will […]

Letter to Allen Dobbs

REGISTERED MAIL January 13, 2016 Dr. Allen Dobbs, PhD, Chairman of Board, DriveABLE Assessment Centres Inc. 10650 113 Street, Edmonton, AB. T5H 3H6 Dear Dr. Dobbs: REFERENCE – DRIVEABLE ASSESSMENT CENTRES INC. Registered Address # 220 8 Perron street, St. Albert AB. T8N 1E4 Corporate Access Number # 209042928 Please allow us to express our […]

Bonnie Dobbs, Publishing and promoting ageism, wilful untruths and fraudulent misrepresentation

Letter to Bonnie Dobbs HAND DELIVERED January 5, 2015 Mrs. Bonnie M. Dobbs PhD, Director, MARD Centre, University of Alberta, 1704 College Plaza, 8215 112 Street, Edmonton, AB. T6G 2C8 Dear Madam: REFERENCE: Publishing and promoting ageism, wilful untruths and fraudulent misrepresentation On the “Homestretch”, CBC radio, December 5, 2014, you stated to listeners: “Starting […]

Bashir Quereshi, PDD Abuse

Misspent Monies Contracted Group Homes Annual Report of the Auditor General of Alberta 2003.2004 7 Persons with developmental Disabilities Community Boards: contracting . page 106 In 2003-2004, the PDD Boards paid $342 million to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Although there are approximately 900 service providers, 100 service providers receive 90% of the […]

Linda Gordulic, Elder Abuse

April 3, 2018 VIA FACSIMILE – (780) 427 2002 The Honourable Mr. Brian Mason, Minister of Transportation, # 324 Legislature Building 10800 97 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5K 2B6 Dear Mr. Minister: REFERENCE: Mismanagement, bullying, elder abuse Linda Gordulic, Reviewing Officer, Driver Fitness and Monitoring, Alberta Transportation. 780 427-8230 It has been reported to our […]

Allen Harris QC, Review Panel

TRANSCRIPTION OF MENTAL HEALTH REVIEW PANEL December 13, 2017 Mr. R Allen Harris QC, Chair, Alberta Mental Health Review Panel 302 Energy Square – 10109 106 St NW Edmonton, AB T5J 3L7 Dear Mr. Harris: REFERENCE Alberta Mental Health Review Panel scheduled for xxxxx xxxx, December 20, 2017 Xxxx x had asked me, be his […]

Seniors’ clinic shut down

“The system is failing this population.” Dr. David Duke Alberta Government shuts down Seniors Clinic in northeast Edmonton A clinic that provides specialty care to frail seniors in northeast Edmonton is losing its only two medical staff. A clinic that’s cared for thousands of seniors in northeast Edmonton will stop providing medical services on March […]

DriveABLE New Source of Revenue

“Increase Billing and Profits” “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. As stated on DriveABlE website, reason why DriveABLE has become so successful in promoting their product not only in Canada but also in […]

DriveABLE

Elder Abuse – MISLEADING AND FALSE ASSERTIONS by DriveABLE. 1. FALSE ASSERTIONS which have been PUBLISHED on DriveABLE sites. 1) “It is our goal to protect competent drivers”. “We PROTECT safe drivers from MISIDENTIFICATION”. This is an UNTRUTH. In that DriveABLE frequently misclassifies safe drivers as being UNSAFE. Then, these victimized seniors have to spend […]

Abuse of Sears employees

“While 2,900 Sears Canada employees have lost their jobs, benefits and pension plans, the company’s CEO and senior managers received bonuses. The terminated employees will not be getting any severance pay and will lose all benefits and pension plans. The retail chain will pay up to $9.2 million in retention bonuses to 43 executives and […]

Elder Abuse of Alberta’s Senior Drivers

Testing senior drivers constitutes elder abuse Requiring a senior, who Is in good health, has never had a car accident who maybe fully employed, to make an appointment with a medical doctor for a medical examination, so that he /she can renew their driving license, constitutes elder abuse. It is now widely known that seniors […]

No Association Simard MD & Fitness to Drive

Comparison of the SIMARD MD to Clinical Impression in Assessing Fitness to Drive in Patients with Cognitive Impairment. Canadian Geriatrics Journal finds no association between SIMARD MD and doctor’s decisions Erratum in • Corrigendum: Comparison of the SIMARD MD to clinical impression in assessing fitness to drive in patients with cognitive impairment. [Can Geriatr J. […]

Mourning Closure Autumn Lodge

Residents mourn closure of Autumn Lodge, Berwyn. Flag is flying half mast. FAIRVIEW – Bill Rowe who lowered flag at flag pole at Autumn Lodge in Berwyn Feb. 20 which was flying the flag at half mast, mourning the announced closure of Autumn Lodge. Rowe explained he helped get the flag pole installed about five […]

B.C Seniors New Assessments

B.C. seniors to get new driving assessment Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth announced the new system Thursday, to replace the touch-screen computer test called DriveABLE that many seniors found complicated and stressful. The new examination will take longer, 90 minutes instead of 75, to test for cognitive impairment and other medical concerns. It will include […]

Alberta seniors lose lengthy legal fight overlong-term care costs

The Elder Advocates of Alberta Society et al have lost the lengthy legal fight with the province over long-term care fees. “We are shocked and saddened by the dismissal”, said Ruth Adria of Elder Advocates of Alberta Society, “This will just make things worse for seniors.” Court of Queen’s Bench Justice June Ross ruled that […]