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Antipsychotic misuse

‘Scandalous abuse’ of the elderly prescribed antipsychotics in hospital exposed Tens of thousands of vulnerable dementia patients are being prescribed ‘chemical cosh’ drugs in hospital wards in a ‘scandalous abuse’ of the elderly, ten leading health organizations have said in a letter to The Daily Telegraph Three quarters of nurses have seen people with dementia […]

Senior abuse up 148%.

ABUSERS NOT HELD ACCOUNTABLE Staff-to-resident abuse in long-term care homes up 148% from 2011 “Die, die you bitch. You’ve got to die now.” The words were spoken to a disabled woman, 86, by the personal support worker (PSW) who had been caring for her for years. Viola cannot move or speak due to a traumatic […]

Simard MD & DriveABLE, no peer review

“Nothing more than a money grab,” Nicolas Simons. Nicholas Simons, Powell River-Sunshine Coast MLA Nicholas is pressing government for an independent review of the DriveABLE program, “Nobody’s got an issue with taking drivers off the road who should be, but when you’ve got the validity of a test that proves to be about 50 per […]

Mark Donald Roy, convicted of assault

Mark Donald Roy was convicted of assault in 2016, according to New Brunswick provincial court and the RCMP. The assault happened on Aug. 22, 2015, the same day Roy was working as a resident attendant at the Campbellton Nursing Home. The nursing home suspended Roy and then fired him a few days later. The incident […]

Mental Health Review Panel, Flawed Legislation

March 2, 2018 The Honourable Ms. Kathleen Ganley Minister of Justice and Solicitor General # 424, Alberta Legislature Building, Edmonton, AB. Dear Madam Minister: REFERENCE: ALBERTA MENTAL HEALTH REVIEW PANEL RELEVANT ISSUE The perceived intent of an Alberta Mental Health Review Panel hearing is to determine whether the human being before the panel should be […]

Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship Act, Unjust legislation

The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act is unjust legislation that disregards citizenship rights and violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” said Ruth Maria Adria, an advocate with the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society. The society receives and investigates complaints of elder mistreatment. The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act replaces the 30-year old Dependent Adults […]

Elderly Drivers Safe Drivers

Elderly Drivers Safe “We do not support compulsory retesting at an arbitrary age.” Elderly drivers do not pose a greater risk to safety on the roads than younger motorists, research has found. It is thought that as drivers age, their ability behind the wheel is hampered by health problems and slower reaction times. But according […]

City Bylaw Abuses its’ Citizens

“My folks have a sad situation at hand in which they feel they have been discriminated against because of their age, eccentric ways and mental illness. They were mislead and mistreated by your department which has now created continued hardship for them. They have not been heard and feel dismissed. They feel victimized, bullied, violated […]

NL Presumed Consent

New Dutch organ donation law will apply to everyone officially registered in NL It is legal in the Netherlands for doctors and psychiatrists to lethally inject the sick, disabled, elderly, and mentally ill who ask to die. It is not legal for them to kill patients who have not repeatedly asked to die. But that […]

Theft by Public Trustee

Public Trustee lawyer steals from estate of dead man. Public Trustee Ned Ephraim Frohlich, 59, of Edmonton was disbarred by the Law Society of Alberta November 2014. In March 2013, Frohlich pleaded guilty to a fraud scheme and was sentenced to 16 months in jail. He will no longer be able to practice law. When […]

Lawyer Abuses Power of Attorney

HAND DELIVERED November 3, 2010 Mr. XXXXX Barrister & Solicitor XXXXXX Avenue Edmonton, AB. T5G 0X5 Mr.Walter John Mukanik, DOB June 23 1932, L09 Villa Caritas 9810 165 Street, Edmonton, AB. We, The Elder Advocates Of Alberta Society, speak and advocate for defenseless and vulnerable persons and therefore have interest in this matter. We have […]

Tanya Kuehn & Deborah Ardessi, Public Advocates Attempt to Mislead Court

Public Advocates attempt to mislead the court. On July 12, 2010, Public Guardian Officer, Debra Ardessi made Application to the court for an Order, to deny Robert Crowe to visit Cassandra Caldwell and she be disallowed to visit him. Ms. Ardessi filed an untruthful affidavit in the court, which slandered Robert Crowe. Alberta Justice Council […]

Patrick G. Hartnett RN

May 8, 2013 Via Facsimile 780 453 0546 Your File 50, 461 – (11/12)-1 Ms. Sue Chandler, Complaints Director, College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta 11620 168 Street Edmonton, AB T5M – 4A6 Complaint against Patrick G.Hartnett RN, # 50461 Villa Caritas Geriatric Center 16515 88 Avenue Edmonton, AB. T5R 0A4 REFERENCE: xxxxxx […]

B.C. Driving Age Discrimination

Steve Wallace: B.C.’s rules of the road are dumb and dumberSteve Wallace: B.C.’s rules of the road are dumb and dumber Here are some examples of how regulatory authorities are not only dumbing down the very regulations that have been designed to protect the public, but also dummying up the regulatory assault on a specific […]

City of Edmonton Priorities

When we see bike lanes that receive priority snow clearing service and then we consider how seniors with limited mobility are fined if the walks are not cleared in a timely manner it is revealing as to what is important to our City officials. Those with privileged mobility are given special attention to celebrate their […]