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Senior double-billed while waiting for placement

The family of a 99-year-old woman wants to know why she was double-billed while waiting for a long-term care bed…

Guardianship order disregards senior’s end of life planning

In October 1999, * made arrangements through her professional lawyer, George Illsley, that the daughter # be appointed Enduring Power of Attorney and also prepared four appropriate holograph wills…

Appeal for Federal Intervention to the Minister of Health

The Elder Advocates of Alberta Society call for an appeal from the Federal Government to investigate the Alberta Government’s Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act…

Strawberry Soda

One day Grandma went for a walk. She wanted her favourite treat, a strawberry soda. So off to the bank she went to get $5.00. There should have been $5,500.00 in savings, as they had sold their house in Pointe de Chene, N.B. Well, her bank account was bare…

Personal Directives

An Albertan woman describes her concerns regarding the personal directive in a letter to the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society…

Bureaucrat Admits Theft of $1.2 M from Ill and Vulnerable

The woman’s secret source of wealth was unearthed in a Toronto courtroom, as Biazar pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1.23-million from mentally ill, homeless and even dead people whose interests she was supposed to be protecting…

Restriction of Visitors from Dependent Adult

It is well over a year since the Guardian of Mrs. Emma Kadnar has denied her the right to have me visit her. It is her strong wish to see me. Attached is a letter from Mrs. Kadnar, that verifies this…

Media Information: Senior Missing for Four Years

On September 16, 2004, Elisabeth Liesje Bontane, the 89 year old mother of Elizabeth Fielding failed to return home from her daily attendance at the Kirby Center Daycare Program. It would be four years before Ms. Fielding would see her mother again…

B.C. Public Guardian Accused of Abusing Rights

“The house had been ransacked,” the elderly B.C. woman told CBC News, her voice shaking…

Personal Directives Act Chapter P-6: Breach of Legislation

We fully recognize, that seniors who have suffered serious, cognitive impairment, require careful care, monitoring & protection…

Takedown

A takedown is a martial arts and combat sports term for a technique that involves off-balancing an opponent and bringing him or her to the ground, typically with the combatant performing the takedown landing on top…

Unjust Selling of Property

We have learned that the farm of Emma Kadnar is to be sold. At a meeting, which you, the Honourable Minister of Seniors, Ms. M.Jablonski and others attended at the Warburg Seniors Center on April 1, 2009, Ms. Brenda Lee Doyle, Director, Office of Public Guardian, stated unequivocally, that farms and property of dependent seniors would not be liquidated unless there was a financial need to pay for the care of the senior…

Formal Complaint Filed by Flora L’Heureux

See also: NorQuest College Honours Senior Student Flora L’Heureux and Seniors Minister fails to investigate complaint by Dependent Adult against Public Guardian The Office of the Guardian has never explained to me what their role as guardian is. There has been failure on the part of the Office of the Public Guardian to obtain the […]

Capacity Assessment Transcription

We are calling on our Government to legislate that all capacity assessments be recorded and transcribed…

Beloved Mother

Personal Directive Disregarded My mom was a person that should have never been given a capacity test. First, they are a tool and only a tool and sometimes too much is placed on it. We were never consulted as a family before it was given and her personal directive and power of attorney was not […]