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Mice nibbling long term care patient, Covenant Health, St. Therese Villa

A Covenant Health, St. Therese Villa patient awakened to find mice nibbling on her face. The mice had actually broken through skin so the victim has had to receive medical treatment. A nest of mice was found in the woman’s closet. A report of vermin infestation had been made a year ago. The patient is […]

Brian Malley- Preliminary Hearing – First Degree Murder

Monday September 9, 2013 Red Deer Court House 4909 48 Avenue, Red Deer, AB. Room: # 203 @ 9:30 AM This is the same man who abused his grandmother. In May 2004, we made a public complaint, held a Press Conference concerning Brian Malley. We also made a strong complaint to the Alberta Law Society […]

Office of the Public Guardian, Patrick McManus restricts visitation to senior

Since May 17, 2013, Shirley Hamilton, detained in Morinville, AB. has been denied visits by her daughter of Edmonton, no rationale given for the restriction. As a matter of fact, daughter was told that if she appeared at the facility, the police would be called. Now, well into September, Guardian Representative McManus has said he […]

Suicide, among elderly, on the rise

A U.S. study says the rate for white men over 85 was 45 per 100,000 in 2007 and about 85 per cent of elderly suicides were men, with someone taking their life every 97 minutes. It is said that elderly persons are remarkably efficient at killing themselves. Among 15-24 year olds, there is a death […]

CEO Patrick Dumelie, Covenant Health Boss get’s raise

Indeed. Executive Health Boss gets a raise. it has been said Covenant Health has a rich history of providing high-quality care. However we see this matter from a quite different perspective. We recall the unbelievable Chudyk matter, where a vulnerable General Hospital patient, though on a nursing care ward, was left totally unattended, neglected without […]

Overmedication disables.

I had a neighbor who is in her 60’s & who was literally dying, unkempt, sleeping 20 hrs. a day, on 25 Tylenol #4, a day & 4 anti-depressants, one of which was Seroquel. She is not bi-polar. I was shocked. She had been on this for a few years and was a walking dead […]

World Medical Association’s Declaration on Euthanasia:??

World Medical Association reaffirm their position against euthanasia and physician assisted suicide. “Euthanasia, that is the act of deliberately ending the life of a patient, even at the patient’s own request or at the request of close relatives, is unethical. This does not prevent the physician from respecting the desire of a patient to allow […]

DriveABLE abuses seniors.

Say NO, to DriveABLE!

DriveABLE test required for renewal of Operator’s License

We have advised the Honourable Minister of Transportation that Driver Fitness and Monitoring staff, continue to require that senior drivers subject themselves to the DriveABLE computer test. We have received documentation that a Reviewing Officer, has demanded by means of written letter & enclosure, that a senior take DriveABLE testing if they wish to have […]

Long-term care beds replaced by supportive-living beds.

Health Minister Fred Horne has stated publicly that the town of High River, AB. will lose one third of its’ long-term care beds. Twenty-five beds will be replaced by private supportive-living beds (Sunrise Village Facility). These beds will not be subject to the Nursing Homes Act & will provide a lower level of care. Furthermore, […]

Zyprexa kills patient

April of 2009, Mrs.Carol Pifko, a patient in the Norwood LTC facility, was elderly (a few months shy of her 62nd birthday) & suffered from dementia. April 24, 2009, she was prescribed Zyprexa (Olanzapine) without the knowledge or consent of herself or her family. Dr. Asad Brahim from Alberta Hospital, who recommended Zyprexa never saw […]

Senior raped in her home

Gabriel Dale Cardinal, was sentenced to 8 years in prison after pleading guilty in Provincial Court to charges of breaking into an inner city home and raping a 79-year-old woman while she was sleeping . Cardinal was given 14 months’ credit for the time he has been in leaving him with six years and 10 […]

JEAN WARDEN FATALITY INQUIRY

Friday, June 14, 2013, was the final day of Fatality Inquiry of Jean Warden, deceased September 23, 2005. When Warden was transferred from nursing home to University Hospital, assessment by staff of the University Hospital, Edmonton, documented the following: “malnutrition / dehydration, muscle wasting, decreased albumin levels, anemia, appeared totally emaciated, cachexia, swollen left great […]

SIMARD MD & DRIVEABLE PROTOCOL

Across the province, seniors continue to be scammed by the Simard MD & DriveABLE protocol, despite appeals to the Minister’s Office.

FINANCIAL ELDER ABUSE

Wendy Curran 43, of Edmonton is to make a first court appearance Friday, June 21st, 2013 on charges of fraud. She allegedly befriended three elderly men with the intent to take advantage of them financially. It is estimated that she defrauded them for roughly $200,000.