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Category: Elder Abuse

Ontario couples facing elder abuse charges

April 24th, 2018 in Elder Abuse

The constant screams of an elderly woman finally led police to arrest a couple in connection with those screams. The Ontario couple who were suspected of elder abuse have been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life to…

New cases of elder abuse in Ottawa nursing homes

March 20th, 2018 in Elder Abuse

A comprehensive series of investigative articles last year by the Ottawa Citizen showed rampant cases of abuse in most of the city’s nursing homes — some resulting in death. It seems not much has changed at these homes in 2018….

Ontario elder abuse: Residents abusing residents in nursing homes

February 13th, 2018 in Elder Abuse

Family members would like to think when their loved one has to move to a nursing home, that he or she will be safe. The truth is, if a resident isn’t being abused by a staff member, he or she…

Elder abuse cases rampant in Ottawa nursing homes since 2012

January 15th, 2018 in Elder Abuse

An investigation by a major Ottawa newspaper shows there is something very wrong at the capital’s long-term care facilities. The 27 residences are home to some of Ottawa’s most frail citizens — the elderly. These Ontario homes have been the sites of…

Ontario responds to elder abuse in Indigenous communities

January 9th, 2018 in Elder Abuse

The treatment of elderly people in Indigenous communities has been an ongoing problem. Ontario is addressing the elder abuse issue with the introduction of new resources under its Ontario Action Plan for Seniors (OAPS). The plan aims to assist the elderly in finding the help they…

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