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Case Studies

Below are various cases of serious Elder Abuse, including news articles and letters. All files are in PDF form, and require Adobe Reader.


Abuse Cover Up

Description: Article from Edmonton Journal
Date: January 1, 1991
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Death by Euthenasia

Description: Letter from Stephanie Baziuk
Date: February, 2004
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Bed Sore

Description: Prepared by the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society
(Contains some disturbing images)
Date: March, 1994
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Death by Suffocation

Description: Article from The Edmonton Journal
Date: December 16, 2002
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Death by Starvation & Dehydration

Description: Email
Date: January 22, 2004
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Death by violence & Injury

Description: Letter from Clarence M. Christensen
Date: February 24, 2004
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Death by scalding

Description: Letter to Justice Minister; Autopsy Report
Date: February 22, 2005
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Disciplining a Senior

Description: Letter from Audrey Johnston (Contains some disturbing images)
Date: May 19, 2005
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Fatal Neglect at the Mayfair

Description: Report of Fatal Neglect at the Mayfair
Date: April, 1999
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