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Review of the Dependant Adult Act

A Critical review of the Dependent Adult Act of Alberta…

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…