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Care home relents after billing estate of man who had fatal heart attack and ‘didn’t give proper notice’

August 10, 2013

The care home that tried to bill a client’s estate for $ 800 because he didn’t properly notify them he was leaving the facility — as he was en route to a hospital with a massive heart attack that proved fatal — has relented. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Abbotsford care facility illegally keeping Alzheimer’s patient alive, family argues

August 8, 2013

Woman’s living will states no heroic measures are to be permitted, court documents show globeandmail – British Columbia

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Norovirus outbreak at Victoria care home nearing an end: health authority

August 1, 2013

A fast-spreading norovirus outbreak that sickened more than 150 and could be linked to nine deaths may be coming to an end at a Victoria seniors’ home, the Vancouver Island Health Authority said Wednesday. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Norovirus outbreak sweeps Victoria care home, kills nine

August 1, 2013

Norovirus is highly contagious. ‘Once it gets going, it’s very hard to stop,’ said Dr. Michael Gamer. globeandmail – British Columbia

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B.C. care home battles norovirus after 9 deaths

August 1, 2013
B.C. care home battles norovirus after 9 deaths

The Victoria care home at the centre of a deadly norovirus outbreak has done all it can to prevent the spread of the disease, says the chief medical health officer for Vancouver Island. CBC | British Columbia News

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