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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 […]

Petition – Bill 24, Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

To the Legislators of the Province of Alberta: We the undersigned, find Bill #24 Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act is unjust legislation that violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Section 103 states that an assessor, under the direction of the court, can violate the privacy of your home in order to asses your competency. […]

Lorraine Adolph

See also Inquiry for Lorraine Adolph We have been told that Thursday noon, December 4/08, Lorraine Adolph was last seen leaving Building # 12, Alberta Hospital Edmonton, 17480 Fort Road, for a smoke. Who unlocked the doors for her to exit the locked unit? Were the certificates disregarded? A family member had begged the Stony […]

Application for Renewal of Guardianship of Flora L’Heureux

Application by Office of the Public Guardian for renewal of guardianship of Flora Elizabeth L’Heureux…

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…