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Labelled Incompetent, Elders Fight For Control

PATRICK WHITE PUBLISHED AUGUST 30, 2007 UPDATED AUGUST 30, 2007 PUBLISHED AUGUST 30, 2007 This article was published more than 10 years ago. Shortly after she suffered a stroke in 2001, Flora L’Heureux was shown a single document that turned her life upside down. The paper, called a Form 1, stated that she had “poor […]

Schweitzer CAPACITY ASSESSMENT TRANSCRIPTION

  November 29, 2019   The Honourable Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Rm # 424, Alberta Legislature. Via email letter   The Honorable Josephine Pon, Minister of seniors Rm. 423 Legislature Building, Edmonton, AB. Via email letter   Dear Honourable Ministers:   REFERENCE: CAPACITY ASSESSMENT TRANSCRIPTION   We continue to receive reports […]

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 […]

Brain-injured Misdiagnosed.

Severely brain-injured patients are commonly misdiagnosed, often aware and may well recover, says authoritative new report This article was written by Dr Peter Saunders and published on his blog on August 12, 2018. People with severe brain damage are difficult to diagnose reliably, not uncommonly recover and are often much more aware than we think. […]

Doctor Euthanizes Patient

Criminal investigation opened into doctor who held patient down and ‘euthanized’ her A Dutch doctor who was rebuked for killing an elderly dementia patient without consent and in a traumatic manner has been given a formal reprimand by the Dutch medical complaints board, and may now face criminal charges. Worldwide horror The case involved a […]

STEINHILBER ex parte COURT ORDER

Mislead the Court Karyn Fleming a.k.a. Steinhilber, Perry Steinhilber, Kovy McDonald & Brent Johnson MADE APPLICATION TO THE COURT FOR REMOVAL OF PERSONAL BELONGINGS OF HANNELORE STEINHILBER, despite the fact that they had already removed, her personal belongings days earlier. HISTORY It was reported to us that on March 24th & 25th, 2017, the personal […]

Dementia Screening

Pre-Dementia Screening: More Harm Than Good The current quest to diagnose dementia and cognitive impairment early with screening is ill-advised, is fueled by profit motives, and ignores the potentially devastating harms associated with the diagnosis, according to an opinion paper by dementia and geriatric medicine specialists. Many countries have begun encouraging screening for cognitive changes […]

Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship Act, Unjust legislation

The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act is unjust legislation that disregards citizenship rights and violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” said Ruth Maria Adria, an advocate with the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society. The society receives and investigates complaints of elder mistreatment. The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act replaces the 30-year old Dependent Adults […]

Lawyer Abuses Power of Attorney

HAND DELIVERED November 3, 2010 Mr. XXXXX Barrister & Solicitor XXXXXX Avenue Edmonton, AB. T5G 0X5 Mr.Walter John Mukanik, DOB June 23 1932, L09 Villa Marguerite 9810 165 Street, Edmonton, AB. We, The Elder Advocates Of Alberta Society, speak and advocate for defenseless and vulnerable persons and therefore have interest in this matter. We have […]

Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship Act, Unjust legislation

The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act is unjust legislation that disregards citizenship rights and violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” said Ruth Maria Adria, an advocate with the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society. The society receives and investigates complaints of elder mistreatment. The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act replaces the 30-year old Dependent Adults […]

Myrtle Hofer: Senior apprehended by Public Guardian

On June 16, 2010, Ms.Tobi-Dawn McRae, Public Guardian Officer, Lethbridge made an ex parte Application to the court for the apprehension of Mrs. Hofer…

Capacity Assessment Transcription

We are calling on our Government to legislate that all capacity assessments be recorded and transcribed…

CAPACITY ASSESSMENTS

We have hand delivered a strong submission to the Honourable Ministers of Justice,Health& Seniors,calling on them to legislate that all capacityassessmentsberecordedand transcribed.We no longer find it acceptable, that seniors are being stripped of all rights in anunmonitored,secret process.We made a further submission which stated that the trite, meaningless, commonly usedphrase, “poor insightand judgment” should no […]