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Seniors Minister fails to investigate complaint by Dependent Adult against Public Guardian

We were appalled and shocked to learn that there was failure by your Office to investigate the 14 page Complaint made by Flora L’Heureux DAO3 12536, against the Office of the Public Guardian…

Victorian-era workhouses still thrive in modern Alberta

I would like to respond to Fred McMahon’s suggestion that the poor belong in the workhouse…

Failure by Protection of Persons in Care to Investigate Elder Abuse

It has been reported to our office that O.M., son of P.M., entered his father’s room at Rosedale Griesbach on Friday July 27, 2007, when the father was absent….

Frightening Abuse of Professional Privilege

After a preliminary conversation with a senior, Dr. Alexandra Marin, immediately suspended the senior’s driving license…

Martha Matich: Dependant Adults Act Abuse

This is an account of elder abuse which demonstrates, that even though an elderly person has attempted to provide for and protect herself in old age, this careful planning can be easily decimated…

Rights Denied: Dependant Adults Act Issue

On August 15, 2006, Ms. L’Heureux was assessed by the eminent gerontologist, Dr. David Skelton, in regard to mental capacity and capacity to live independently…

Letter to Capital Care Ward Manager Regarding Flora L’Heureux

Everything within and without the room is covered with a fine dust. She suffers from severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…

Failure to Serve per the Personal Directives Act (Section 9, Part 4)

Complaint to the College of Physicians and Surgeons Re: Dr. Kanna Alagiakrishnan Assistant Professor…

Request for Public Inquiry

A physician, has a powerful quasi-judicial position in society by virtue of the reliance on his assessments by the judicial system…

NorQuest College Honours Senior Student Flora L’Heureux

An Edmonton senior studying at a local college despite suffering personal setbacks including a stroke has been recognized for her efforts…

Emma Kadnar: Diapering of Continent Senior

Further to a meeting of September 25/07, with the Guardians of Emma Kadnar and management staff of the Salem Manor Nursing Home (attached Agenda) there appears to have been no amelioration of Emma Kadnar’s situation…

Public Inquiry Request to Address Competency Issues

A physician, has a powerful quasi-judicial position in society by virtue of the reliance on his assessments by the judicial system, in that his assessment can lead to the detaining of lawful citizens behind locked doors…

Do the Elderly Have No Rights At All Anymore?

I have a friend who is fighting for her mother’s rights to be considered competent…