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Seniors Pleas for Help at Knox Met Manor go to deaf ears

A deceased senior is left dead in a unit for 17 hours by Strathcona Management Agency, Knox Met Manor Senior Apartments…

Alberta Seniors Housing, unmonitored, unsafe

It has become public knowledge that older Albertans living in what they perceive to be seniors safe housing are at serious risk for neglect, theft and deadly harm…

Villa Caritas Video Surveillance

In the past we have made serious complaints against staff of the geriatric mental hospital, Villa Caritas. We have alleged that abuse and even violence is being perpetrated against very, vulnerable seniors, seniors detained behind locked doors. Our complaints have been summarily dismissed.

Mental Health Review Panel Transcription

The perceived intent of an Alberta Mental Health Review Panel hearing is to determine whether the human being before the panel should be given freedom or continue to be detained behind locked doors, stripped of all rights…

Gordon Thomas Haig: Call for Justice

In the attached exchange between various organizations, Haig attempts to find justice in the system. Download PDF

Study shows health care may not be dominated by seniors

Dr. Donna M. Wilson’s, Who Uses Hospitals in Alberta? Two Years of Population-based Evidence for Health Services Planning and Policy, a study examining Alberta’s hospital usage. Download PDF

Government tracking of senior wellness

Recently, a senior was required to complete a form overviewing his health conditions, medications, healthcare providers, and other information for no apparent purpose…

Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

We wish to thank you for allowing us to make this submission to your Committee concerning Bill #24, Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act…

The Saga of Ed Newcombe From November 2001 to December 2004

Early in November 2001 I was stricken with cancer. This is a memoir covering the events and progress from that time to the present…

Seniors Excluded from Human Rights Legistlation Section 4 & 5

Discrimination against seniors based on the legislation of the Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission…

Appeal for Safety to Seniors Minister Yvonne Fritz

For more than thirty years, there has been failure on the part of government to assure safety to citizens who require…

Letter to the Alberta Association of Registered Nurses

We maintain that professional, registered, nurses must provide a leadership roll in providing safe, ethical compassionate, nursing care to clients in elder care facilities…

Establishing the Rights of Vulnerable Alberta Citizens

We recommend that the following be made mandatory and the norm in all Alberta Elder Care Facilities…

Video Cameras In Continuing Care Facilities, Letter

It is a well established principle of common law that health care providers owe a duty of care to provide a reasonable…

Letter to Minister of Community Development Gene Zwozdesky

Further to our correspondence of January 2, 2001 concerning this matter, our meeting of October 30, 2003, and further correspondence of November 12, 2003. We again appeal to you to include the noted amendments to the said legislation…