Eldercare on the Auction Block

These files are in PDF format and can be read using Acrobate Reader 5.  The research was carried out for the Alberta Consumers' Association by Wendy Armstrong .

Feel free to distribute these reports to interested parties in order to promote public discussion about these important issues.

Related Links

1. If you have a loved one in an Alberta long term care or continuing care facility, please fill out the Families Allied to Influence Responsible Eldercare (FAIRE) survey found at http://www.faireldercare.org/

2. For a look at problems in Saskatchewan private "personal care" homes, see one family's experience documented at http://residentprotection.koimedia.com/

The Board has decided there will be no charge for electronic versions of our reports, but a nominal fee will be charged for photocopying and mailing hard copies.  Hard copies are available by contacting at the Association's office at (780) 426-3270.   However, donations (or memberships at $25 each) to help the continued work of the association would be appreciated. Donations can be sent to CAC Alberta, Box 11171, Main Post Office, Edmonton, T5J 3K4 or E-mail address cacab@ecn.ab.ca .   For your convenience a link to our membership/donor form can be found below.

(Consumers' Association of Canada, Alberta)

Alberta Consumers' Association

The Consumers' Association of Canada, Alberta is an independent, non-profit, volunteer based organization.  CAC Alberta operates as a consumer watchdog agency by monitoring the marketplace; providing information, skills and strategies; analysing consumer problems; representing the consumer interest to industry and government; and uniting consumers to ensure fairness in the marketplace.

Funds are raised through memberships, private donations, and through project grants.   If you wish to support the Alberta Consumers' Association send your donations or $25 for a membership to P. O. Box 11171, Edmonton, Ab. T5J 0P1. (Membership/Donor Form)

Inquiries can be made to:

CAC Alberta, P.O. Box 11171,
Kelley/Ramsey Building #318, 10048-Rice Howard Way (101A  Avenue),
Edmonton, AB, T5J 3K4,
Phone: 780-426-3270, Fax: 780-425-9578,
cacab@ecn.ab.ca ,

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