Joanne from Vancouver, worried about her mom. Her mom Gina lived in White Rock and the trips to White Rock to check in on her mom were starting to wear her out. It was getting harder and harder to manage
Write a Letter to Minster of Health Background: On February 14, 2012, BC Ombudsperson Kim Carter released the final report on her province-wide investigation into “systemic issues” in home and community care. Her report provides a very precise and do-able
The following real-life story is an example of the needs of one elderly person who was thinking ahead and the steps she took to plan her future well-being followed by a sequence of events of hospital to home management after
The Globe and Mail (January 16, 2012) article (Section S) “Anti-psychotic drugs given to half of elderly at care centres” by Wendy Stueck cites a recent (December 2011) report: “A review of the Use of Anti-Psychotic Drugs in B. C. Care Facilities”
I’m there to answer your questions regarding moving or staying in your own home, using care and companions. Providing tips on how to plan your future when you are no longer able to speak for yourself. And importantly helping you with knowing the questions to ask and what to expect from your health care professionals.