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STEINHILBER ex parte COURT ORDER

Mislead the Court Karyn Fleming a.k.a. Steinhilber, Perry Steinhilber, Kovy McDonald & Brent Johnson MADE APPLICATION TO THE COURT FOR REMOVAL OF PERSONAL BELONGINGS OF HANNELORE STEINHILBER, despite the fact that they had already removed, her personal belongings days earlier. HISTORY It was reported to us that on March 24th & 25th, 2017, the personal […]

Berwyn Autumn Lodge Closure

Honourable Ms . Margaret McQuaig-Boyd disappointed Autumn Lodge offer rejected. The MLA for Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley says she is disappointed an offer to postpone the closure of Autumn Lodge in Berwyn has been rejected. In a Facebook post from yesterday, Marg McCuaig-Boyd says the North Peace Housing Foundation has turned down what she calls “the government’s […]

Elder Abuse Up 148%

Staff-to-resident abuse in long-term care homes up 148% from 2011 (and that is just what we know) “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 […]

Dementia Screening

Pre-Dementia Screening: More Harm Than Good The current quest to diagnose dementia and cognitive impairment early with screening is ill-advised, is fueled by profit motives, and ignores the potentially devastating harms associated with the diagnosis, according to an opinion paper by dementia and geriatric medicine specialists. Many countries have begun encouraging screening for cognitive changes […]

Takedowns of elderly

DO TAKEDOWNS HAVE A PLACE IN THE CARE OF THE FRAIL DEPENDENT ELDERLY? We CHALLENGE the professionals who are responsible for the violence which is being perpetrated against vulnerable persons, persons who are being detained behind the LOCKED doors of Villa Caritas and Alberta Hospital Edmonton. We challenge the professionals who authorize this violence. Though […]

Belgian Nurses Refuse Euthanasia

Belgian nurses give up their jobs to avoid having to euthanize Patients Professor Benoit Beuselink, a cancer doctor, reported that personnel are leaving palliative care departments, saying the wards are at risk of becoming “houses of euthanasia.” “Some Belgian palliative care units that have opened their doors to patients requesting euthanasia have seen nurses and […]

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

(IIHS) is an independent, nonprofit, scientific, educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses, deaths, injuries and property damage-from motor vehicle crashes. 1) Do special regulations for driver’s license renewal among older drivers affect crash rates? Regulations requiring in-person renewal and requiring vision testing in states where in-person renewal is not required are the only policies […]

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 […]