I took my Power in my Hand – /
And went against the World –
Emily Dickinson (Poem 660)
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
AUPE - Alberta Union of Provincial Employees February 19 at 12:12pm · We stand with our Saskatchewan neighbours as they push back against privatization, budget cuts, and weak regulations in seniors care. We are living what happens when these things run rampant. Keep fighting! #solidarity----Christina Sefton We stand with you in our request for patient to caregiver ratios to be legislated. Unlike · Reply · 2 · February 19 at 4:04pm Julie Ali Julie Ali I doubt that the government will do anything to decrease the profits of the real estate developers who are now in charge of the care of our most vulnerable citizens.---
The amount of time, money and energy devoted to long term care problems is astonishing and all we have to show for this effort is paper. When I was at Ruth Adria's place I saw the paper covering two long tables. How was it possible I asked myself that government could stall common sense solutions for decades in Alberta? We need mandated staff:resident ratios--we need complex care planning--we need supports and services provided to mentally ill citizens without insight. Instead of solutions we have been given delay for no damn reason.
What will change all this junk? I guess it will take families joining up together to insist on change. Government will never change anything. It is up to us.
We stand with our Saskatchewan neighbours as they push back against privatization, budget cuts, and weak regulations in seniors care. We are living what happens when these things run rampant. Keep fighting! #solidarity