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Neglect at the Youville Home, St. Albert

My parents were residents at Youville Home St. Albert Alberta, commencing with B. in June 2001 followed by G. in May 2002. B. passed in October 2004 followed by G. in July 2007…

Nelson Struk: Arrested and detained without cause

On Tuesday, May 11, 2010 @ 10:30 AM, we were shocked to find Mr. Struk detained in D4, a small, white windowless room, which appeared to be a holding cell…

Helen Tiedeman: Unlawfully detained and locked in alzheimer unit

The Abuse of Helen Tiedeman, Helen Tiedman has told us this morning that it is one full year since she has been detained. I responded to her that it is October 1, 2009, she replied, “No, October 2nd”. As usual, she is totally oriented to date and time…

Misspent Monies

A report from 2005 prepared by the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society. 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

Senior double-billed while waiting for placement

The family of a 99-year-old woman wants to know why she was double-billed while waiting for a long-term care bed…

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…

Province Taking Knife to Long-term Care

A few nights ago, I discovered my 75-year-old father trying to eat his soup with a knife…

Elder Abuse or Criminal Negligence?

The week long Fatality Inquiry of November 28/05, was presided over by a Provincial Court Judge and seven lawyers. The lawyers represented Alberta Justice…

The Long Term Bed Crisis

At Alberta Hospital Edmonton, two hundred and forty six or more geriatric beds have been closed…

Lawsuit: Elder Advocates et al vs. Crown

We are pleased to announce that Court of Queens Bench, Madame Justice Sheila Greckol has certified this as a class action…

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