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DriveABLE No More

ICBC will not pay for any more DriveABLE testing. • PLEASE NOTE: As of March 1, 2018, ICBC will no longer use DriveABLE assessments to assist in determining driver medical fitness. As per the November 30, 2017 News Release, RoadSafetyBC will begin using the Enhanced Road Assessment (ERA) to assess driver medical fitness on March […]

DriveABLE No More

ICBC will not pay for any more DriveABLE testing. • PLEASE NOTE: As of March 1, 2018, ICBC will no longer use DriveABLE assessments to assist in determining driver medical fitness. As per the November 30, 2017 News Release, RoadSafetyBC will begin using the Enhanced Road Assessment (ERA) to assess driver medical fitness on March […]

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 […]

No LTC Beds

Elder Abuse Day

Theft

On Aug 4, 2017, at 8:09 AM, wrote: Is there someone I can speak to about my sister stealing my parents “treasures” while they were both in hospital? I am visit from BC, so don’t know the supports here. I was present when my dad asked my sister to return things, but she has refused. […]

Elder Abuse Meeting

MEETING WITH DR. David SWANN MLA, ARE INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE BEEN ABUSED BY DEPENDENT ADULT ACT LEGISLATION. On April 29, 1@ 4:00 PM, 17 Alberta citizens met with Dr. David Swann at the Legislative Annex to present to him and others, accounts of dependent adult abuse. In several instances, the account concerned parents who had […]

Mother Sexually Assaulted

August 31, 2017 Good Day, On Sunday evening, our mother, who has dementia was sexually assaulted by another resident in her care facility who has dementia. I’m trying to find and navigate a path to know exactly what to do. Much has been done, but I’m not always sure I know the questions to ask. […]

Banned From My Mother’s Death Bed

My Mom died one year ago. Last year, I made dozens of phone calls to staff in many different government departments and Alberta Health Services, begging that my restricted visiting hours not be enforced during my Mom’s end of life. Ultimately Covenant Health’s Edmonton General would not cooperate, I was only permitted to see her […]

General Hospital Neglect

Complaint Received By Email XXXXXXXXX, has Alzeimers and is a resident of the General Hospital. XXXXXX has been there for 9 months and in those 9 months confined to a wheelchair from 8am to 8pm, in a Depends that was not changed until a week ago (9 months in a depends all day). I have […]

Dr. Oto Cadsky maligns fellow psychiatrists

Forensic Psychiatrists dysfunctional A lawsuit against a “dysfunctional” provincial government office” has name-calling, factions and conspiracies are common in the “dysfunctional” office of more than a dozen psychiatrists who analyze criminals for the courts, an Edmonton judge has found. In a 55-page decision released Friday, Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Erik Lefsrud ruled that allegations […]

Kipnes Centre

A vulnerable man assaulted

Vehicular Homicide

Vehicular Homicide 27 year old David Finkelman was struck and killed by a yellow Chevrolet Cobalt January 27, 2014, while crossing Whyte Avenue at a marked intersection. Police say the young driver was in the process of turning left onto Whyte Avenue when her vehicle hit the pedestrian, who was walking across 82 Avenue at […]

Physician Abuses Senior Driver

FAMILY MEMBERS SPEAK OUT ON BEHALF OF MOTHER. We made sure Mom did not take the DriveABLE. It angered me that her doctor is an advocate of the SIMARD and DriveABLE. It seems doctors affiliated with Primary Care buy into this bullying, discriminating tactic. http://elderadvocates.ca/no-association-simard-md-fitness-to-drive/ http://elderadvocates.ca/is-driveable-workable/ We had to meet with Mom’s doctor to stop […]

Dr. Jasneet Parmar

DR. PARMAR REQUIRES DRIVEABLE ASSESSMENT FROM CLIENT. June 18, 2011 Dr. Jasneet Parmar, MBBS, Dip.COEProgram Coordinator, UGME – Geriatrics Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Division of Care of the Elderly, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, U.of A. Misericordia Community Hospital, Alberta Health Services Dear Dr. Parmar: In correspondence dated June 1, […]