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Stop treating dementia with antipsychotics: CARP

January 9, 2017

Wanda Morris, VP of Advocacy for CARP was featured as a Guest Columnist in the Toronto Sun highlighting a serious issue ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bendale Acres deaths: Outbreaks at long-term facilities need to be made public, experts say

August 23, 2013

There is no mandatory public reporting of outbreaks in institutions beyond postings in the facilities themselves while ...

As our population ages, who will care for us all?

June 28, 2013

TORONTO — Joanne Miller is sometimes afraid at night. A knock on her door can startle her. A mistaken call on the ...

Ontario Government Announces the Expedition of Fire Safety Technical Consultations

July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012 – CARP attended the Ontario government’s announcement that it is expediting the fire safety technical ...