The non conformer's Canadian Weblog

April 5, 2010

Canada’s rapidly increasing aging seniors

 

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2009/03/09/canadian-health-care/
https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/what-you-should-know-about-c-diff-the-shit-disease/
Diane Ablonczy   Minister of State (Seniors) a member of the Evangelical Missionary Church in Canada. I have met her personaly too.. She is a typical perverse evangelical, so heavenly minded that she is still not a true servant of the people, she rather is no earthly good, self centered, who still never replies to any of my letters so I write many many more for all to read world wide the truth still. The federal health Minister, Leona Aglukkaq she is no better too.  https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2010/06/14/professionals-what-a-joke/  
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Seniors, persons over 65  in Canada as well too often get abused, robbed from, neglected, mistreated still too. And the number of Canadian seniors is expected to double over the next 25 years. Between 2015 and 2021, the number of seniors is expected to surpass the number of children in the Canadian population.
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Firstly now too  medical doctors themselves too often give the wrong medications pills to many persons, seniors in and out of hospitals now too, pills that can cause severe and harmful  side effects. All Patients and their families, pharmacists themselves  still do need to be able to check their pills they get for possible dangerous side effects on the internet as well. It’s also  good idea for competent pharmacist  to sit down with each patient  and to review fully not only all of  their prescription medication and non-prescription medication, which is rarely ever the case.  It should also help the patients  understand what they’re taking, why they’re taking it and how it should be taken. Some pharmacists already provide a tip sheet but do not do an interactive pill analysis. Most hospitals and old age homes wrongfully still also do not give the patient a detailed list of what medication they are taking for a start. Doctors are reluctant to cancel any drugs even if they are harmful, unnecessary  given by another doctor to the same patient in reality now as well. So a patient can even be unnecessary  given 2 separate pain pills, two separate sleeping pills or what ever.. Certain pain killers and sleeping pills are already known for example to cause permanent brain damage even.  Nearly two-thirds of seniors take five or more prescriptions, recent survey suggested. And the more pills, the more chances there are for problems such as conflicts between medications, for all persons. “There’s one study that shows over 12 per cent of visits to the hospital are because of medicine misadventures,” 
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Nearly two-thirds of seniors in six of Canada’s provinces have prescriptions for five or more drugs, according to a new report on drug use among this country’s older residents. The number of drugs seniors are claiming through their public drug programs has been on the rise, the Canadian Institute for Health Information study indicates. Of the six provinces studied, 62 per cent of seniors had claims for five or more kinds of drugs – up from 58 per cent in 2002 – and 21 per cent had claims for 10 or more, while another five per cent had up to 15 or more claims. And with an aging population and rising costs for pharmaceuticals,  the study raises important questions about the essential drug neglect  is  among seniors. One stops taking essential medicine is often next  fatal for many senior, sick persons already. Using multiple medications also at a time now increases also the risks of adverse events and poor drug interactions. One seriously needs to note any personal changes, due to the possible drug side effects of old and new drugs. The report indicated the highest proportion of spending was on drugs used to lower cholesterol, followed by drugs used to treat acid reflux.( Lack of eating fresh vegetables,  greens is likely the cause)  Cardiovascular drugs accounted for a third of all expenditures and spending on arthritis, Diabetes medications is also growing quickly, the researchers discovered. There aren’t a lot of studies out there on seniors prescription drug use and their related affordability among all of Canadian seniors and much more is needed here too… about 300 dollars per month too often too..
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– Wait times even for for long-term care beds have tripled during the past five years. Having just spent a few months almost daily visiting the emergency rooms, old age homes I can say they are too often still badly managed, mostly job creation programs for doctors, nurses, medical staff and not any kind of decent  patient care and as a result the hospital beds were taken up by patients waiting for long term care or other community
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– People, seniors  in Canadian old age homes, Hospitals  too  often are really seriously sick and even do suffer in pain for hours, days, etc.,  The law undeniably stipulates it is a criminal act to abuse a minor, any child, and to withhold, deny, to not provide proper medical aid as well and the very same law in fact legally now applies now to the abuse of any senior by any medical professional..
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– People, seniors  in old age homes often are really seriously sick and suffer in pain for hours, days, etc., .. and So what?    THEY GENERALLY ARE ONLY GIVEN ACCESS by appointment only too to a too often pretentious  MEDICAL DOCTOR  ONCE A MONTH ONLY.     NOW THAT IS ABOUT AS BAD AS A BAD CHURCH PASTOR NOW TALKING TO YOU DIRECTLY ONLY 15 MINUTES A MONTH, SOMETHING YOU CAN RELATE TO AS WELL.  Now you can rightfully stipulate a new enforced law that seniors do get full access to a qualified medical doctor any time they ask for it.
            
– Now I have also witnessed this often with my senior father who  suffers from continual chronic pain, so he now by a doctor’s prescription is  is  allowed to request a serious pain killer 4 times a day from the on floor nursing staff first at 3 separate old age homes but he my father mostly does not get it, a blue pill. Why? Cause mainly the staff have to go through a lengthy procedure to get the pain killer! And the nursing staff instead did, do often lie to me and my father in that they say to both of us that they had given it to him already, when I am sitting in the room with him all day, and I never saw it happen. NOW I AM SURE THEY DO THAT TO MANY OTHER PATIENTS AS WELL cause we all do know by now MOSTLY THESE DAYS TOO neither doctors or nurses they are not supervised. None of it is acceptable. None of it.  In case you did not know now nurses do  lie often. I married a nurse so I know the reality firsthand.
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I have detailed to you all and on the net often  how I had often witnessed nurses and doctors who did not provide adequate medical care to elderly persons in the Old Age homes, Hospitals. Including the reality the head nurse on the 3 floor of a convalescent home now had on her own authority changed the pills given to father, and had refused to give the pill that the Doctor had prescribed from the LGH hospital. Now this in fact is a too common occurrence even if it is illegal and who in reality enforces, and prosecutes such bad nurses too? I personally sat down for one hour today with the qualified, compassion head nurse, an old age home nursing director, to try to insure that my own father gets adequate pain killers 24 hours a day and specifically even four times a day as the doctor had prescribed. But she next wanted to negotiate, negotiate it now down to 2 pills a day only and why??? all cause it interfered with her nursing schedules, wow, basically it has nothing to do with the patients own good benefit or pain. Many  many people I  talk to do often complain that seniors get abused, neglected, in old age homes and hospitals and thy tend to get poor medical services and poor pain management. So what good are they   all now really doing about it all?  and also helping to insure they get adequate pain management? Honestly, they just do give out more anti depressant pills to the patients.
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– Recently the executive administration of al old age home in started a full inquiry, investigation into a possible employee usage of a sick patients personal phone and their employment possible termination Management employee policy Cleary forbid this and the offence is on record, too evident.  And yet in the very same old age home, the executive management  make no such investigations, they  are generally not undertaken when an employee is alleged to have stolen money, goods from a patient, or when an employee has abused a patient or they had failed to give them a proper medication?
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The lack of nurses is too often a false excuse for the whole system’s malaise..  mostly bad, pretentious supervsiors. https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/very-wide-regional-health-discrepancies/
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 – A sexy good looking nurse working hard? A very very unlikely reality. I myself now  have too often seen nurses reading magazines on their working desks as well as phoning their family members on the job. It has been also my experience that because of the too many,  too often, or mostly unsupervised or   mostly poorly supervised bad nurses, bad nursing assistants, bad nursing supervisor who are not putting in their fair share of work, that as a result the other hard working nurses have  a much too big workload. Too many bad nurses do work hard trying not to do any more work over the absolute minimum in reality still.
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– I personally in Montreal Quebec now  have the last 4 months dealt directly with the Quebec social service workers, in regard to even my elderly senior father and real workers in you cannot call them that at all, try useless functionaries, fraud artists, incompetents, pretenders.. Since I clearly, openly do not write to win political or any popularity support I know you will also  find some shocking truths in my expose of Canadian Life in reality even how the immoral, cheap  Quebec government wrongfully  allows elderly patients to die by not force feeding them or providing them any depression counseling.  
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– I had detailed to you all and on the net  how I had witnessed a patient for 5 days lying next to my father in the Montreal west lakeshore hospital deliberately allowed to die of starvation cause no one would feed him, counsel him.. Imagine this I next saw the very same thing a year later when I was with my mother in another Hosital even. The murder continues.
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– Now when a senior  person goes into a retirement home it seems that in 50 percent of the cases a family members will try to steal their assets. money from them and all such persons should be charged in a criminal court for wrong doings and not in a civil court rather . Some bad family members even get a power of attorney over them and theur assets under false representations too.
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– The Canadian Institute for Health Information released its report  finding 44 per cent of seniors in residential care have symptoms of depression. http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/100520/canada/science_depression_seniors   and if you had read my blogs  https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/ on the actual  care of seniors in Quebec this year  I had said the same thing even that depression counseling is not being provided  in Hospitals or old age homes not even by the Quebec social services.
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 –  BELL’S FREE SERVICES FOR SENIORS IS NOT INSTANTANEOUSLY APPLICABLE  “Bell Canada phone services  offers free directory assistance (411) for seniors, Must register for free 411 directory assistance service, Call for information; E-Mail executive.office@bell.ca Website http://www.bell.ca ” WHAT AN IMMORAL APPROACH, ABSURDITY. IT IS NOT AUTOMATIC MOST PEOPLE STILL  DO NOT KNOW TO THAT TO GET THE FREE 411 SERVICES, AND NOT PAY $1.50 PER CALL, YOU FIRST HAVE TO ASK FOR THE SERVICE, YOU AUTOMATICALLY DO NOT GET IT WHEN YOU REACH 65. SO MAJORITY OF SENIORS LIKE  MY FATHER DID PAY FOR THEIR FREE 411 SERVICES STILL
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A 68-year old woman who runs a seniors care facility in south Edmonton has been charged with assault. Police say Jeanne Marie Hackema is now charged  with one count of global assault, which means the assault may have been  ongoing for a period of time.  An investigation began after a complaint  surfaced about a former resident of the facility being  assaulted.  http://edmonton.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20100430/edm_assault_charge_100430/20100430/?hub=EdmontonHome 
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“I thought I  have seen the worst of Canada already, Crooked lawyers, crooked accountants, bad cops, bad judges, bad politicians, bad pastors and bad church elders.. but now the last 4 months I have seen directly seniors sickness, death, dying, loss of memory.. One thing I these days too often have  encountered are those criminal medical workers who have become falsely indifferent, calloused to the pain of others…  My elderly father   had asked to be taken to the hospital again because he had severe pain, shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing, he just recently had congestive heart failure. When he arrived a the hospital on a scale of one to ten his pain was ten. The emergency staff went immediately through their routines, x-rays, blood pressure blood tests, etc.. even some useless ones.. and the actual test results would be next a few hours later as the medical staff paced itself slowly for for a hopefully slow evening  ahead of them. A variety of problems were considered, infection, pneumonia, bronchitis, water on the lungs.. and needless to say my hungry father was forced to skip his meal as well.. a few hours later with no visible medical actions my father’s had even pain doubled.. I called for the nurse on duty but 15 minutes she did not come cause she was too busy elsewhere. So I demanded immediately to see the doctor now and explained to them all that he was in severe unacceptable pain. Immediately next a variety of simultaneous solutions were incorporated but solely after my demand now, including  nitro glycerin spray, a morphine based pain killer, antibiotics. a diuretic pill to remove possible excess water on the lungs as well. Clearly the emergency medical staff here even needed to be better supervised to produce the much need serious results next shown. My father today was admitted to the emergency hospital because of severe pain and breathing  problems, turns out that no one at the LGH  after this congestive heart failure had firstly even told my father or me that he had to limit his drinking water to two cups a day, a very standard medical advice.. my father was drinking at least 6 cups a day, and even a very young doctor here had quickly discovered the problem now when forced to upon her first serious examination, and she was also able to prescribe an immediate pain killer, morphine base that solved his pain.. and we did not have to wait hours or months for a suitable pain killer too.  Doctors and nurses sadly often  tend not to care about the other people’s pains, only their own sadly.”

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Matthews wants hospital execs’ pay tied to quality Toronto Sun –  Queen’s Park Bureau Chief Hospital executives would have to meet quality improvement targets to earn their full pay under new provincial legislation introduced Monday.

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Ontario begins health-care system overhaul CBC.ca

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Nurses who work with doctors often tell me that the  type of medical services you get really depends on the doctor himself, for there are some really good doctors and some really bad bad lazy doctors. A medical degree from any university too does not  insure that any  person now is a good doctor. Even doctors need to be supervised.  I have to admit I am still too often amazed when I do personally encounter good doctors,  and good nurses, to me they seem to be the exception and not the norm these days still.. 
  
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ANYONE WHO TRIES TO TELL ME THAT THE SO CALLED PROFESSIONALS, DOCTORS AND NURSE ARE THESE DAYS BEING ADEQUATELY SUPERVISED IS STILL ONLY BULL SHITTING ME!
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For a too typical recent example, one I have often seen too, my elderly father is spending a week in a major decent hospital and he next also develops diarrhea, so he now even shits in his bed, and he gets his linen dirty, all cause he had firstly ranged the bell for the nurse for a whole  hour at 8.00 am even, and no one came to help him get out of bed to go to the bathroom. Bad enough a half an hour later they also do let him lie in it.. untill I show up.. me the supervisor.. So I next personally dump his dirty line on the floor.. now the passing nurse sees my presence and my acts so she calls for others to come, and quickly they all come, the floor cleaner, the orderly, the nurse too.. to do their work they are being paid for too.. and what where they waiting for? A supervisor like me to come and to make them work otherwise most of them still they try their best not to work, and this is a common fact of life and not a rarity.. so now do not leave your loved one alone in the hospital, visit them often to insure they are being properly looked after
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 On top of that My father has now even been robbed twice in his room, cash was taken from his wallet by the hospital staff in 2 separate hospitals now  too. If we cannot trust the staff not to steal money then how can we trust them to provide decent medical services now as well?
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Thu Apr 15, 9:36 PM  WINNIPEG (CBC) – The Manitoba NDP government is being criticized for a sharp rise in cancellations of heart surgeries and cardiac-related tests over the last three years. Opposition health critic Myrna Driedger said on Thursday that between 2006 and the end of 2009, the number of cancelled heart surgeries has risen dramatically. “There were 116 cancellations in 2006, but in 2009, that number more than doubled to 262 including 43 cancellations in the month of December alone,” Driedger said in a statement. The Progressive Conservative MLA said she has spoken to front-line doctors who say bed shortages in the cardiac intensive care unit at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg are to blame. The average wait time for cardiac surgery in February was 36 days, Driedger said, adding that patients needing elective surgeries can wait up to two months. Patients needing heart stress tests and other diagnostic measures are also subject to months-long waits, Driedger said. A spokeswoman for Manitoba Health confirmed that Driedger’s numbers were correct but said factors such as the annual increase in the number of patients with cardiac disease were to blame. The 43 cancellations in December were an anomaly, the spokeswoman said. By January, the waiting list had dipped down to 18.  http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/100415/canada/canada_manitoba_man_wait_times_cardiac_manitoba
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Life expectancy for seniors over age 65 has also been rising. On average, a 65-year-old man could look forward to 18.1 more years of life in 2005-2007, up 2.0 years from a decade earlier, while a 65-year-old woman could expect to live an additional 21.3 years, an increase of 1.3 years.   http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/Seniors+prescription+drug+rise+Study/2698265/Canadians+living+longer+Study/2602046/story.html
              
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CANADA’S POORLY SUPERVISED MEDICARE 500 patients get warning about chance of infection from testingVancouver Sun – Patients on Vancouver Island could be seeing more of their doctor for other types of testing after contamination was found on endoscopes at Victoria General Hospital.
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Further more it is a sad estimated fact that less than 1/3 of medical workers do actually a full day’s pay of real, valid  work.  Face it, the  actual medical worker productivity depends on the worker you have hired, a bad worker does a lousy job compared to a good one and the  bad supervisors do tend to hire still mostly bad workers now as well, and they both should be fired ASAP. Especially in Hospitals, Seniors homes.
 
More serious studies are also now needed still  to see the reality as to how they the seniors now are being treated in fact when they do get sick in the Hospitals and in the old age homes.
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One certainly cannot believe here the too often lying hospitals and governments who tend to falsely deny, cover up most seniors abuses, even the causes of hospital deaths.
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It is also an undeniable, unacceptable Canadian fact of life that if a young person, teen, young adult goes to a hospital seriously injured, sick, they the younger persons  next would get quicker medical services over the seniors.. and so also would the hospital employees and their families, sports stars, celebrities, politicians, influential persons, wealthy donors.. the average seniors tend to get shoved over to the end?
 

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Proper medical care and not pretentious Medicare is still our Canadian right.
And anyone who denies it needs to be incarcerated!
Doctors, Nurses, hospital administrators, Premiers, Ministers included.
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People over the age of 65 currently make up 12 per cent of the population; that number is projected to grow to 20 per cent by the year 2020 their medicalcare isgetting worse now. I rightfully still do expect them all to be arrested and charged criminally too  for their abuse of the elderly persons, of my father included. and you can write to anyone you want NOW, NEXT and see that it happens now too.
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“Star lawyer calls for criminal probe into Winnipeg emergency room death City police will review evidence surrounding the death of double amputee Brian Sinclair after a national legal expert lambasted the force for its “shocking” failure to investigate why Sinclair was found dead after 34 hours in a hospital emergency room. Renowned criminal and human rights lawyer Clayton Ruby criticized the Winnipeg Police Service on Wednesday, saying he believes charges of criminal negligence causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life could be laid against Health Sciences Centre and medical staff in charge of its ER.”   http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Star+lawyer+calls+criminal+probe+into+Winnipeg+emergency+room+death/2752459/story.html
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9:47 AM on March 28, 2010 This red-headed worker, her administrative supervisor, and the senior hospital executives who have been given any previous complaints about the worker will be subject to strong and aggressive litigation. Research and perfection of this wide spanning legal action is under way. The gazette will be keep appraised only to the extent allowable under Quebec Law. If you know of persons injured or dead as a result of malpractice actions on the part of this specific social worker, or the Lakeshore hospital please send your stories and contact information to the author of this story. Our legal action is well funded and we are interested in additional case evidence.” http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/hazard+elderly/2704839/story.html
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Unnecessary B.C. hospital deaths Wed Apr 7, 9:02 PM  VANCOUVER (CBC) – Two patients at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital have died after an outbreak of the C. difficile bacterium. Thirteen other patients are also infected with the so-called superbug, according to the Vancouver Island Health Authority. The authority said Wednesday that the two patients who died were elderly and had underlying medical conditions. The latest death occurred Tuesday and is suspected to be due to the bacterium, while the other patient died April 1 from a confirmed C. difficile infection. The bacterium causes flu-like symptoms and severe diarrhea. This is the third outbreak of C. difficile at the hospital in the past two years. Hospital staff are now wearing protective clothing such gloves and gowns, and cleaners are using stronger disinfectants to try to contain the outbreak. http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/100407/canada/canada_britishcolumbia_bc_c_difficile_nanaimo_deaths
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Now this still too common dark ages shit disease spreading in Hospitals, elswhere is mainly due to the poor housekeeping, the bad cleaning of the hospital toilets, their not washing their hand,  and any one using a contaminated phone  too. Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is the one of the leading pathogens causing hospital-acquired infection . It may cause diarrhea, colitis, sepsis and lead to prolonged hospitalization and death. https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2011/10/08/still-not-one-person-responsible-for-the-deaths-were-even-prosecuted/
Besides the related shit diseases deaths what I do rightfully also do  hate also is the smell of shit in the halls when  the patient has done a big job in their diapers and no one has yet cleaned it. I smell it too often too.
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Now all of the  heart problems are for sure caused genetically, or by the food you eat,  or by lack of physical activities, exercise, or old age and also by unbeneficial stress, and  even medical neglect.
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Having now personally met at least a hundred doctors, I know firsthand that when it comes to the really serious sickness, disease treatment, recognitions now too, most of the doctors still cannot tell the difference here between a patient’s ass and their elbow in reality, and they the doctors on their own cannot diagnose a disease properly, for they do mostly all rely heavily on external medical tests generally done in the emergency departments of the local hospital, which still tend to be the one place best equipped to do so too,  and when any of the doctors do even prescribe a medical test, of the common half a thousand available, they next tend to only do 1 or 2 tests and they do thus too often neglect many of the possible serious diseases the patient may have. On top of that do rest  assured that 40 percent of the medical patients in Hospitals will now next get sicker due to medical errors, medical neglect, medical incompetence and hospital acquired diseases too.
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When you get old, over 65 here in Canada,  a rather poor medical services is what most of us can expect to see, now to get, in terms of valid medical treatment too, and even decades later after when I had first encountered it too in the Hospitals and in the old age Convalescent homes . Having now spent recently 4 months visiting, seeing many patients in Hospitals and old age Convalescent homes I again can certainly tell you what you can clearly expect to get and what I saw, and also as to what the difference between them the Hospitals and in the old age Convalescent homes tends to be beside my now seeing too many persons dying there.

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1 – Firstly for  the  seniors in both places,the Hospitals and in the old age Convalescent homes, they do  tend to provide mainly second rate doctors, or doctors in training, either young, inexperienced doctors or those who have retired and are out of the medical loop. Not the kind of doctors I would even want to see even if I was healthy now. The doctors in Hospitals they do rather come and see the patients once a day and only during week days, and the doctors in old age homes they tend to see the patients  once a month.

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2 – Now in both of these places, in the Hospital and medical convalescent old age homes, they do tend to too often have the worst, inexperienced, unqualified, persons as medical and support workers  who are undeniably unqualified, and they also are even undeniably short staffed now on weekends, holidays and night shifts as well. Even though the sick  people tend to be sick any 24 hours a day seven days a week.  Forget now also about seeing any doctors here during this period even. Never mind a decent nurse too.

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3 – It amazes me how they all the Hospitals and in the old age Convalescent homes do tend to receive the same government funding but the quality and the amount of food, portions given out to the patients does tend to  significantly vary now too from one institution over the other. Some places try to feed patients who are unwilling to eat, others do not bother at all!

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4- It seems no matter where you go the Nurses still undeniably do have a very  difficult time in giving the patients their proper medicine on time. and in one place your 8:00 am medicine can be given at 10:00 am or 11;45 or not given at all .. and yeah they got their false excuses.. coffee break.

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5- Then there are the too common male sex maniacs in wheel chairs in old age homes that  I often see, saw who do pry about looking for a helpless single, all alone female, even in a wheel chair, and they do try to sexually force themselves upon her, do rape her. Generally there is not enough medical, or supervisory staff to insure this does not happen.

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6 What they call now the recreation programs for seniors, for which some dummies, fools are being paid for too,  beside sitting at the boob Tube all day is worse now over them being in Kindergarten as well.

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Recently an aged senior was in his local hospital the LGH because of Bronchitis, and firstly he managed to pick up a second hospital disease, VRE, and next he had tried to go to the washroom in the middle of the night, he had called for help, rang the buzzer but no one came to help him, so when he tried to walk on his own to the washroom he next had slipped and fell onto a chair hurting his ribs. Although the hospital staff was told immediately next morning that he was now in pain there too, and what had happened, even the nurse and doctor on duty now included, it took three days of coaching by me and him for them to do an x-ray of the this patient’s rib, something that should have been done immediately too
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And you should see how disturbed both the new immigrants and also the very  educated people, even university professor now too, do get when they read my own medical services witness blogs about the Lakeshore General Hospital  for they are aghast,  shocked.. One of the many things that have shocked me was the admission, confession of many hospital workers of their now becoming totally indifferent to the needs, even the many deaths of the patients. And they do falsely claim, cop out, an invalid justification for  this  callousness that it is a direct result of them being on the medical  job now for a long time,  thus  them now getting used to the dirty aspects of the environment.. or rather in truth them succumbing to the negative reality that they were still bad medical workers to start of with. There is still never an acceptable excuse for anyone to accept the neglect, the abuse of one sick person and no matter what their age is as well now.
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Here is what I find amazing, I live in one of the largest cities in Canada and in the local hospitals I still rarely can find, and talk to a really competent dietician, dermatologist, or pharmacist.
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TOO MANY GENERAL PRACTITIONERS DOCTORS ARE NOT COMPETENT DRUG DOCTORS, OR DOCTORS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE.  
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Convalescent homes tend daily now to dispose loads of pills to their seniors and yet they tend to  not have an adequate pharmacist or doctor on their staff to check the pills side effect, as I have recently even found out firsthand too.
  
The union, representing 55,000 nurses across Quebec, has sought a reduction of mandatory overtime hours, and limits on recruiting nurses from private agencies. Some nurses report regular double shifts, especially those with less seniority but anyone who goes into nursing expecting 9-5 hours, week day hours is a fool.. for many people are often sick 24 hours per day, and seven days a week and require permanent nursing care in hospitals and old age homes included.
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and speaking of pain management … here is what I too have clearly noticed other peoples real pain does not bother too many medical staff cause it is not their own, and so they still do not care to do much about it.
 S.o heavenly minded and no earthly good still too. Too many nurses I have encountered are busy playing doctors instead of giving out the pills, if they want to be a doctor go to a medical school for 12 years first.
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SASKATCHEWAN (CBC) – A newly released study suggests a third of Saskatchewan seniors who live in nursing homes have been given the wrong medication some time over a one-year period. The report from the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council, released this week, looks at a variety of different aspects of health care, including post-heart attack treatment, asthma care and the drug management of seniors. It said there has been “modest improvement” in recent years, but more work needs to be done to reduce the rates of wrong drugs given to seniors. “Potentially inappropriate high-risk medication” was given to more than one in three seniors in long-term care in 2008, the report said. About 21 per cent of nursing home residents were dispensed the wrong drugs over an extended period. The rates are somewhat lower for seniors living in their own homes about 15 per cent were “chronically” dispensed high-risk medications they didn’t need. The dangers of improperly medicating a senior are something Judy Vermette is well aware of. The wrong drugs nearly killed her 82-year-old mother five years ago when a care home nurse mistakenly gave her medication meant for someone else. “You could not wake her and you couldn’t get any sign from her at all,” she said. “The doctors even admitted she might not pull through.” Fortunately, her mother later recovered, Vermette said. The Health Quality Council is also concerned about how often prescriptions are written for benzodiazepines, a class of medications prescribed for anxiety and insomnia that has been shown to increase the risk of falling. “Sometimes these medications are maybe even short-term fixes, such as the benzodiazepines, which help to control behaviour and that kind of thing, and yet have long-term ill effects,” said Health Quality Council spokeswoman Marlene Smadu. Kim Schmidt, an operations leader at Sherbrooke Community Centre, says one problem is that many residents arrive on medications they shouldn’t be on. She also says care facilities must change some practices, like prescribing drugs too quickly. “We need to look deeper than just what is showing on the surface as a symptom,” she said. Vermette agrees, saying fewer mistakes would happen if staff had the time to review their actions. The Quality Health Council is a provincial agency that collects and analyses data on health system performance, including patient satisfaction. http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/100624/canada/canada_saskatchewan_sk_seniors_drugs1006
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Metis health study results troublingCANOE – WINNIPEG – Manitoba Metis residents are 21% more likely than others in the province to die before the age of 75. That’s among several troubling findings about Metis health in a study conducted by researchers at the University of Manitoba.

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Sent: Sunday, April 11, 2010 9:40 AM
Subject: Re Canada elderly deaths.
I HAVE YET TO SEE ANY RESULTS IN THIS MATTER 
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MY  FATHER HAS NOW  HAD 3   PATIENTS IN HIS ROOM AND  2  OF THEM HAVE DIED IN THE SAME HOSPITAL ROOM  DUE TO UNNATURAL DEATHS, FOR THE DOCTOR  HAD OPENLY DECIDED TO LET THEM DIE. THE DOCTOR HAD PRIOR TOLD ME AND THE OTHERS HE  WOULD LET NATURE TAKE IT’S COURSE.
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ONE GREEK PATIENT FROM Dollard des Ormeaux  HAD RECEIVED 2 HEART STOKES IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER BEING ADMITTED EVEN, IMAGINE THAT HEART STROKES, BECAUSE NO ONE HAD BOTHER TO GIVE HIM ANY BLOOD THINNERS.. SO HE FINALLY GOT A FATAL STOKE AND DIED. THE UPSET PATIENTS DAUGHTER NOW BLAMED THE INEFFECTIVE NURSES FOR HIS BAD CARE AND HIS DEATH. NURSES FIRSTLY TAKE ORDERS FROM DOCTORS AND CANNOT PRESCRIBE  MEDICINE ON THEIR OWN..
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NEXT A  FRENCH CANADIAN PATIENT FROM Dollard des Ormeaux MR. PLOUFFE , HIS SON ALSO HAD CAME TO THE HOSPITAL TO  VISIT HIM, AND THE SON IMMEDIATELY WENT TO LOOK FOR HIS FATHER’S CLOTHES THAT HAS BEEN MISPLACED. THE FATHER SAID TO HIS SON WHEN CAN I GO HOME AND THE SON SAID YOU ARE NOT COMING HOME I AM PLACING YOU IN AN OLD AGE HOME. THE NEXT DEPRESSED FATHER STOPPED EATING HIS FOODS. THE  NURSES WHO BROUGHT THE FOOD TO HIM SAID IF HE WS NOT GOING TO EAT THE FOOD THEY WERE NOT GOING TO FEED HIM CAUSE THEY WERE TOO BUSY TO DO SO, AND THEY DID NOT FEED HIM THEY JUST TOOK AWAY THE TRAYS OF UNEATEN FOOD . FIVE DAYS LATER THE PATIENT NOW STARVED TO DEATH   DIED EVEN WHILE I WAS THERE TODAY. THE SON WAS TOLD HIS FATHER DIED, HE CAME MERELY LOOKED AT HIS FATHER AND IMMEDIATELY WENT AND TOOK HIS CLOTHES AND LEFT.  WHY BOTHER ABOUT THE CLOTHES EVEN?
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Now seeing these dead people dying unnecessary has been one of my most ugliest, unwanted, horrid experiences in my life one I really cannot easily forget.
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Sent: Friday, February 19, 2010 4:06 PM
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On behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, I wish to thank you for your Internet message of February 13, 2010. Please be assured that the matter you have raised will be given proper consideration. Yours sincerely, Lucie Christensen Correspondence Liaison Officer
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Many of these persons now are seniors as well and what you really believe it is much better in many other provinces in Canada now too?

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 A potentially deadly strain of fungus is spreading among animals and people in the northwestern United States and the Canadian province of British Columbia. The airborne fungus, called Cryptococcus gattii,  “This novel fungus is worrisome because it appears to be a threat to otherwise healthy people,” The new strain appears to be unusually deadly, with a mortality rate of about 25 percent among the 21 U.S. cases analyzed,  “Between 2003 and 2006, the outbreak expanded into neighboring mainland British Columbia and then into Washington and Oregon from 2005 to 2009. The spore-forming fungus can cause symptoms in people and animals two weeks or more after exposure. They include a cough that lasts for weeks, sharp chest pain, shortness of breath, headache, fever, nighttime sweats and weight loss.http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE63L66H20100422 It will likley soon hit all of Canada too.

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Charest’s popularity has sunk to an all-time low in the wake of several scandals and an unpopular budget that included new taxes and fee hikes. he next was kicked out of office as well do know by now..
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Family Minister Tony Tomassi has been besieged by allegations of cronyism in the awarding of daycare contracts.

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Meanwhile, Justice Minister Kathleen Weil has had to cope with the allegations of one of Charest’s former justice ministers that he was pressured to name Liberal-friendly judges to the bench. Recently, however, Weil seems to have taken over from two other cabinet colleagues Christine St-Pierre, the minister responsible for the status of women, and Yolande James, the immigration minister as the government’s spokesperson on the difficult debate over the accommodation of religious and cultural minorities.

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Newspaper reports have been critical of the performance of Health Minister Yves Bolduc during recent months when concerns were raised about hospital wait timeshttp://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/100423/canada/canada_montreal_mtl_cabinet_shuffle_speculation

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