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Malfunctioning elevators at Covenant Health Edmonton

Covenant Health General Hospital Continuing Care Centre 11111 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton, AB T5K 0L4 (780) 342-8000 S.U.F.F.E.R. STANDING UP FOR FAIRNESS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY News Release: October 31, 2012 Malfunctioning, nonfunctioning elevators. Elevators at the Covenant Health Edmonton General Long Term Care Centre appear to be in general disrepair. Individuals have been trapped in malfunctioning […]

Abuse & Neglect at Covenant Health, Villa Caritas Geriatric Centre

The client has suffered total neglect and malpractice by professional staff. She is kept in a state of perpetual fear, fear of being disciplined, fear of being subjected to takedowns and fear of being subjected to forced (psychotropic) injections…

DriveAble housed in AHS facility

DriveABLE Assessment Corp. Inc. multi-million dollar, private for profit enterprise, housed in Alberta Health Services (AHS) Red Deer Health Care Centre misrepresenting themselves as if they were part of AHS and approved by Alberta Transportation…

Redford raises long-term care fees

Premier Alison Redford has raised the cap on seniors long-term care accommodation by five per cent. During the Tory leadership race,  Redford mused about removing the cap altogether, an idea she abandoned during the spring election.* After the election, Health Minister Fred Horne and Seniors Minister George VanderBurg studiously avoided questions about whether the cap will be removed, saying […]

Trespass to Premises Act Alberta

Alberta Court strikes down the Act as unconstitutional in the context of its’ enforcement on Public Property…

DriveABLE misrepresenting Alberta Health Services

Note in this letter that DriveABLE thanks the Doctor for the referral, and that the Alberta Health Services logo is prominently featured on the DriveABLE letterhead. “DriveABLE is a private company and is not affiliated with the Government of Alberta” – Fred Horne, MLA…

Senior neglected by the Public Guardian

Our complaint against the Guardian chronicles disregard, isolation, bullying, inhumane treatment. We allege, that throughout, the alleged “care and support” of the Office of the Public Guardian, the client has been subjected to elder abuse and neglect…

Dora Cinciruk: Formal complaint of unlawful confinement

Mrs. Dora (Eudokia) Cinciruk has been detained behind locked doors in an Alzheimer unit, since December 2009. Prior to that she was detained at the University Hospital…

Secret Geriatric Assessment referral

When I recently showed you a copy of the Glenrose letter dated June 30, 2011, you offered no information concerning this assessment…

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…

Gloria Pickles: Human Rights Complaint at Villa Caritas

Alleging that since November 2009, until the present, these persons have totally and egregiously contravened the rights of Gloria Pickles…

Pair trying to stay together

A 93-year-old Edmonton Senior is begging Capital Care not to ship her dying husband across the city…

Nursing Cuts at the Youville Nursing Home, St. Albert

Convenant Health is almost completely eliminating professional registered nurses from direct care positions at the Youville Nursing Home, St. Albert…

Trespass Notices & Restriction of Visitors

When Irene S. guardian and trustee of her mother, attended at the nursing home to visit her mother, the police were called. Two policemen arrived and asked her to leave. She had previously complained about the care her mother was receiving and was not aware that a “trespass notice” had been sent to her. Her […]

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