AGEING: CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT against residential homes

It’s about time someone looked at residential care abuse with more than just critical words.

Revera, Extendicare and Sienna Residences are defendents in a class action lawsuit which accuses them of unprofessional and improper care of the elderly for whom they have accepted care responsibility.

Toronto Star:

Proposed class action lawsuits claim Ontario nursing homes were negligent

Jose Novo had bed sores so deep that bone was exposed.

Lioubov “Luba” Ijnatieva felt “something crawling” inside a skin wound on her leg. It was infested with fly maggots.

Their stories are detailed in two separate statements of claim for a pair of proposed class actions that allege negligence at two Ontario nursing home giants with facilities in the GTA. The plaintiffs have since died but were both elderly patients at facilities run by Extendicare and Leisureworld (now Sienna Senior Living).  Read more

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