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89 YEAR OLDS HOUSE STOLEN – IDENTITY THEFT

An 89-year-old man had his North York bungalow stolenfrom him in a matter of title fraud. Paul Reviczky, whofled Hungary in 1957 to escape Communist persecution,is one of the latest homeowners to discover that Ontariolaw favours banks, mortgage companies and purchasersover victims of fraud.Ministers of Government are wringing their hands but failingto protect the elderly […]

41 YEAR OLD NURSING HOME ATTENDANT CONVICTED OF RAPE

Calgary Court of Queens Bench Judge, Scott Brooker found Rex OngeeOkumu guilty of Sexual Assault of 91 year old resident at the IntercareBrentwood Care Centre, Calgary. Sentencing set down for Nov.2/06.

ILLINOIS FINES NURSING HOME OVER PATIENT CARE

NASHVILLEColonial Plaza, a 16-bed, long-term care facility for the developmentallydisabled, has been fined $40,000 by the Illinois Department of PublicHealth for not assuring that all clients were provided with medical care.

JUDGE UPHOLDS DECISION TO FIRE NURSING ASSISTANT FOR MAKING SEXUAL JOKES TO MEN DYING OF CANCER

Gordon Kent, The Edmonton JournalPublished: Friday, July 28, 2006 EDMONTON – A judge has upheld the decision to fire an Edmonton nursing assistant for making sexual jokes to two men who were dying of cancer. Lorna Wright flipped the penis of a 68-year-old man she was washing at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre, saying, […]

ST.MARY’S COUNCIL HEARS COMPLAINTS ABOUT CITY’S NURSING HOME

Georgia, FloridaSt. Marys City Council has ordered an investigation of the city-owned St. MarysConvalescent Center after getting an earful about problems at the center fromformer employees and patients’ family members.At a special called meeting that lasted over three hours, several peopleemotionally detailed problems of abuse, lack of care and inadequate food.The 78-bed facility, is operated […]

SEXUAL ASSAULT TRIAL REX ONGEE OKUMU

Sentencing of Rex Okumu will take place August 18/06 in Queens Bench,Court House, 611 4st SW. Calgary, AB. A detailed account concerning thisnefarious matterwill be published on this website following sentencing.

NURSING HOME IGNORED COMPLAINTS, COURT TOLD

Last Update: Monday, July 10, 2006. 4:00pm (AEST) Nursing home nurses have told the Melbourne Magistrates Court their superiors ignored their complaints about a co-worker accused of raping his patients. Henry Alexander, 34, is charged with raping four elderly dementia patients over a six-month period last year. His former co-workers told the court Alexander assaulted […]

ELDER ADVOCATES OF ALBERTA SOCIETY VS. HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN ET AL

The Certification Motion concerning the action of Elder AdvocatesOf Alberta Society v. Her Majesty the Queen et al, will be heardbeforeMadam Justice GrekolinCourt of Queen’s Bench,Court House, Edmonton, AB., March 26, 27, & 28, 2007.

THEFT IN CAMROSE SENIORS HOUSING

A 46-year old Camrose woman has been charged with five counts of theft under $5000and will appear in Camrose Provincial Court on July 12. The charges stem from an ongoing criminal investigation by the Camrose Police Service in relation to thefts of money from seniors living in an assisted care facility.

FRAUD AT STRATHCONA MANAGEMENT AGENCY

A Preliminary Hearing was held in Provincial Court on June 13th &14th, 2006 concerning fraud at Strathcona Management Agency(seniors housing), 8419 102 St. Edmonton, AB. Judge D.J.Tilley orderedthat Gary James Noble be arraigned for Fraud over $5,000.00 inCourt of Queens Bench, Edmonton, AB., August 11, 2006,

SCABIES OUTBREAK AT LYNWOOD NURSING HOME

For some months there has been an effort to contain ascabies outbreak in various areas of the facility.Elderly residents have been confined to their respectivewards.

GOVT. WITHDRAWS FUNDING FROM IHAC (GROUP HOME)

The I Have A Chance (IHAC) Group Homes, has had its Persons withDevelopmental Disabilities(PDD)funding withdrawn by theAlberta government because of their failure tomeet governmentstandards.

POLICE CALLED TO CALGARY HOSPITAL TO INVESTIGATE DEATH

A man in his seventies was admitted to a Calgary hospital in suchdirecondition that hospital officialscalled police. The man died inhospital last Friday after showing signs of severe dehydration.Upon admission to hospital, the bedridden man was fed and hydratedthrough a tube. Hospital officials, concerned about the man’s condition and care prior to his death, contacted […]

VIOLENCE AT WENTWORTH MANOR, 5709 14 AVE. SW, CALGARY

While in care at the the Wentworth Manor, a fragile 83 lb., 86 year old woman who was unable to care for herself, dress herself due to dementia, – had her hips broken twice – both sides on two separate occasions, two months apart. – suffered a punctured lung at the same time three ribs […]

WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY

Thursday – June 15, 2006Old Timers Cabin9430 Scona Road, Edmonton, AB. 2:00 PMThe Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Norman L. Kwong , CM AOE and Mrs. Kwong willl bring greetings Mr. Stewart Russell, Piper, will proceed Mr. & Mrs Kwong Calgary Police Choir Rick Heavenor – violinist Officer of the Elder Abuse Intervention Team Provincial and […]