Category Archives: Care

Caring for someone with dementia

They live in the moment. They enjoy people, food life. They are like you and me, but without memory they lack the access to experience which is so important for judgement. For some good advice on providing care check-out this … Continue reading

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Submissions on Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act

Is $0.65/hour a reasonable amount to pay anyone for work? Seems impossible but that is what a Judge in Ontario ordered a daughter be compensated for living away from her home and providing 24/7 caregiving to her rich mother. (2015onsc4036) … Continue reading

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Appeal Decisions (2017 ONCA 0516) part 2

The Appeal Decision can be found here, and a summary of the decision found here. The June Decision which this section references can be found here The issue of whether the June 25, 2015 decision was to have Caroline, who … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Incapacity

I cared for my Mother for 3 months ending on Feb 24, 2014. During those 3 months, my mother had dementia but that did not stop her from walking up and down stairs, washing and dressing herself and generally enjoying … Continue reading

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Questionable Care

About April 28, 2014 Mrs. C’s dream of living out her life at her home ended as one son removed her to his house and the other defended this action. He stated it was her desire but refused to allow … Continue reading

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The struggle to live at home

All Mrs. Childs children were appointed as attorneys under her Power of Attorney. As such they are fiduciaries and have to act according to her instructions and wishes not their own self-interest, This is formalised in theĀ  Substitute Decision Act. … Continue reading

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