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Sudbury Chapter Chair’s CBC Interview on Interim and Long Term Health Care Needs for Older Canadians

November 21, 2013

Patricia Douglas, Chair of the Sudbury Ontario CARP Chapter, recently did an interview with CBC on senior residences ...

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 ...

Sudbury Chapter Chair's "Eureka!" moment, now a reality!

September 21, 2013

Editor's Note: Earlier this week, CARP Sudbury Chapter Chair Pat Douglas was among the guests invited to give a talk ...

Sudbury Chapter Chair Pat Douglas Interviewed by CBC re: New All-Inclusive Care Centre for Seniors

September 21, 2013

September 16th, 2013 SUDBURY, ON: Thanks in part to Pat Douglas, CARP Sudbury's Chapter Chair, frail senior citizens in ...

The Short Term Assessment and Treatment Centre (STAT) aims to keep seniors out of hospital

September 21, 2013

STAT aims to keep seniors out of hospital Norma Nikitin said she owes her independence to Health Sciences North's ...

Canadians Want a Comprehensive Strategy for Senior’s Care, CMA National Report Card Reveals

August 22, 2013

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) released the results of a survey of Canadian’s opinions on the health care ...