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Friday, June 14, 2013, was the final day of Fatality Inquiry of Jean Warden, deceased September 23, 2005.
When Warden was transferred from nursing home to University Hospital, assessment by staff of the University Hospital, Edmonton, documented the following: “malnutrition / dehydration, muscle wasting, decreased albumin levels, anemia, appeared totally emaciated, cachexia, swollen left great toe reddened with necrosis, pressure sores on coccyx and heels, pus oozing from a sore on her ear, pseudomonas infection in her urine.”
On admission to the U of A, she was observed to be in great discomfort. U of A staff stated that they were mandated to make a complaint under the Protection For Persons in Care Act – Section I- Part 6
“failing to provide the necessities of life such as food and medical attention.”