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Bill # 24, GUARDIANSHIP & TRUSTEESHIP ACT

Bill # 24, Guardianship and Trusteeship Act,has already passed 3rdreading, is seriously flawed legislation. Discrimination against the elderly, those with mental and physical abilities offends the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We will be posting, some of the legislative abuses contained within the proposed legislation, at a later date.

ABUSIVE GUARDIANS

There is no legislation to hold guardians accountable.

PUBLIC GUARDIANS OFFICE UNDER REVIEW

The Office of the Public Guardian is under review by government. Hearingswill be held across the province throughout this month and a final reportshould be completed within two months.At one of the focus groups we were invited to attend, the question wasasked, “Do you trust your guardian?” Four out of six attending, dependentadults strongly stated, […]

Personal Directive

Personal Directive If you have a personal directive, the person or people you’ve picked to be your agent would have legal authority to make personal decisions for you. You can register your personal directive with the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) so healthcare providers can easily find your agent or agents if […]

Niels Högel Nurse Mass Murderer

Niels Högel Nurse Mass Murderer. Niels Hogel used various drugs to orchestrate cardiac arrests in patients in order to show off his resuscitation skills. Police suspect that Högel’s final death toll may be more than 200, while one spokesperson for a group of the victims’ relatives put the number as high as 300. When Niels […]

A Broken System

    As soon as my dad died, my two siblings took control of mom, who had undiagnosed dementia at the time. They used isolation tactics, misinformation, bullying and chaos. Within a month, mom was suspicious of myself and my sister, believing that we were going to put her into an old folks home, and […]

Mental Health Review Panel

We submit that Mental Health Review Panel hearings, Mental Health assessments /Certificates and capacity assessments must be recorded and transcribed. We have empirical evidence of the injustices that are committed as a result of the present, flawed protocol. Canadian citizens are being unjustly stripped of all rights and assets and detained behind locked doors as […]

Woman in Vegetative State gives Birth

‘We had no idea this patient was pregnant,’ nurse tells 911 operator after woman in vegetative state gave birth Sexual Assault investigation. Caretakers of the woman who was a patient at the Hacienda Health Care Centre in Phoenix, Arizona, were taken by surprise by the December 29, 2018, birth, with one telling a 911 dispatcher, […]

Christmas Eve Group Home Fire Kills Handicapped Man

  The scene of Monday’s fatal house fire was quiet on Wednesday, with the house surrounded by temporary fencing and warnings from investigators not to trespass. (Nathan Gross/CBC) A fatal fire Christmas Eve in a west Edmonton group home for people with disabilities is a “horrific incident that has tragically impacted the lives of many […]

Neglect at the Edith Cavell Care Centre

NOTE: Mr. Kurvink tried to charge me almost $1,200 to copy my parents charts! Once I submitted a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner and an investigation was conducted, the fee dropped to just under $400. Quite a difference! Lethbridge, AB March 14, 2008 John Kurvink Chantelle Management 9110-196A Street Langley, BC V1M 3B4 Dear Mr. […]

Melanie Blackwell, Charlotte La Rose, Protection for Persons in Care

March 18, 2018 VIA Facsimile 780 422 9136 Ms. Melanie Blackwell Complaints Director Dear Ms. Blackwell: Reference : xxxx xxxx, DOB March 22, !943 – Discovery Lodge, Devon, AB. xxxx xxxxx phoned. She was in great distress and very frightened. She is frightened that they will take her away. She asked what she should do. […]

Lorri Spencer, Discovery Place, Devon

November 13, 2017 Via Facsimile (780) 987 6502 Ms. Lorrie Spencer, Manager, DISCOVERY PLACE, 2 Highwood Blvd, Devon, AB. T9G 2G2 Dear Ms. Spencer: REFERENCE: Letter dated March 1, 2017 addressed to XXXXXXXX (Suite # 101) (letter attached) Ms. XXXXXX has asked me to address the said letter. We are pleased to do so. Your […]

Dr. Edward Redshaw, Advocacy

Dear Friends: I was going through my advocacy communications, which date back many years, when I came across this one. Thought I would share it with you. With the passage of time and the incoming residents requiring increasingly more care from staff whose numbers and funding are not concurrently increasing it appears that we are […]

Hidden Patient

Confidential Patient Vera was a frail elder but living independently on her own, made her own meals, did her own laundry. She had homecare visits three times a day, a social worker visited once a week. She had authorized a Personal Directive and named son XXXX as her agent. This story involved a large estate. […]

Shocking Elder Abuse and Professional Incompetency

February 10, 2011 We submit that the present process of assessing competency is a pseudo science and could be perceived as an industry, a lucrative, non-regulated industry. Ms. Cathy Penner, Community nurse, Geriatric psychiatry, 9942 108 Street, Edmonton, AB. Ms. Mryna Boily, Manager Geriatric psychiatry, Alberta Health Services 9942 108 Street, Edmonton, AB. Ms. Charlotte […]