With limited home-care services available and no room at the long-term-care facility, many end up, by default, in hospital.
Category: Senior’s Rights
Canada’s doctors are pleading with the federal government to put specific guidelines in its medically assisted dying law regarding patients who want to end their lives because of psychological suffering.
Seniors take a mind-boggling number and variety of drugs.
Predatory marriages of seniors is a very real and important topic in our society today.
It seems simple: keep patients at home when you can. Individuals prefer it, and it costs governments less. But home care is an underfunded, complicated system faltering in the face of skyrocketing demand.
How many times a week should a nursing home patient get a bath?
W5 nursing home investigation reveals 1,500 cases of staff-to-resident abuse in one year.
The LTC home was breaking several regulations that safeguard trust accounts.
It took a hidden video camera for Susan Carter to discover the truth about how her 89-year-old mother ended up lying on the floor at an Edmonton care home.
Marie Sparrow, 94, is moving out of her Mississauga retirement home just before Christmas. It’s not what she wanted.