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Alzheimer's patient dies after fall from hospital window

October 18, 2013

Family of Gerald Serroul says he died at the Northside General Hospital in North Sydney Cape Breton Regional Police ...

Advocate pushes for standards of care for dementia patients

October 18, 2013

Two fatalities involving dementia patients underscore Nova Scotia’s need to develop standards of care for such ...

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Dementia home death has group calling for more oversight

October 18, 2013

A tragic incident at a private home for seniors with dementia has some calling for more oversight. Police were ...

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Death of senior at Halifax care home ruled a homicide

October 18, 2013

Halifax police say the death of an elderly woman at a Clayton Park nursing home has been ruled a homicide. Officers ...

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Second Nova Scotia Tragic Nursing Home Death Highlights Desperate Need for Dementia Strategy

October 18, 2013

Halifax, October 15th, 2013: In Nova Scotia this week two seniors died while they were supposed to be in in good ...

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Provincial Efforts Against Elder Abuse: Responses to CARP's Call for Action

September 7, 2013

Provincial efforts to fight against elder abuse CARP sent a letter to all provincial Justice Ministers earlier in ...

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Provinces Respond to CARP Letters on Elder Abuse and Healthcare Reform

August 23, 2013

  Earlier this summer, we took our advocacy on healthcare reform and elder abuse directly to provincial ...

Issues From CARP National July 2013

July 14, 2013

Carp issue highlights July 2013 from Scarborough Carp ...

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Ministers, Make CARP Concerns Your Priority

July 12, 2013

Ministers, Make CARP Concerns Your Priority CARP is taking our advocacy on healthcare reform and elder abuse ...

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CARP Advocacy Highlights

July 12, 2013

Editor's Note: Welcome to CARP's Advocacy Highlights, a column that will give you the elevator pitch on all of our ...