Waiting list ‘abyss’ in N.S. for care and housing of people with disabilities: doctor

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A Nova Scotia family doctor says people with intellectual disabilities can develop illnesses ranging from diabetes to stroke when forced to live in unsuitable housing without expert help. Dr. Karen McNeil told a legislature committee today many families feel like they’re experiencing “an abyss” because their loved ones languish on a 1,698-person waiting list, […]

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If the Ford Government’s Cabinet Were to Pass an Order Letting Doctors Withdraw Critical Medical Care from a Patient Over the Patient’s Objection, It Would Be Recklessly Tap-Dancing in a Constitutional Minefield – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Imagine this scene: In the days ahead, a somber Premier Doug Ford appears at his televised COVID-19 news conference. His voice is very serious. His face looks terribly distressed. “I must today announce a drastic measure that the COVID-19 emergency requires us to take,” he might say. “We have tried everything to avoid this for […]

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The Ford Government’s January 13, 2021 Critical Care Triage Protocol Would Make Every Triage Doctor a Law Unto Themselves, Denying Due Process or Fair Procedure to Patients Whose Lives Are In Jeopardy – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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In this Update we focus on one powerful and very disturbing illustration of how doctors would wrongly become a law unto themselves. They would too often be able to consciously or unconsciously bring to bear their own personal and subjective preferences when deciding which patients they will deny life-saving critical care. The January 13, 2021 […]

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CBC Program Reveals Disturbing Fact that, Far From Objective Scientific Decisions, Ontario Critical Care Triage Could Involve Doctors Guesstimating and Improvising When Deciding Which Patients Should be Refused Life-Saving Critical Medical Care They Need – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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And Other News on The Triage Issue Read more athttps://aoda.ca/cbc-program-reveals-disturbing-fact-that-far-from-objective-scientific-decisions-ontario-critical-care-triage-could-involve-doctors-guesstimating-and-improvising-when-deciding-which-patients-should/ Related

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Even More Reason to Worry About Secret Ontario Plans Regarding Rationing or Triage of Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Is Revealed in Two Newspaper Articles and a Letter Secretly Sent to Ontario Hospitals – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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We today share more media coverage on the Ford Government’s frightening plans for deciding who will be refused life-saving critical medical care they need, if the out-of-control COVID-19 pandemic forces the rationing or triage of critical care. More revelations give rise to more serious dangers facing Ontarians with disabilities and others if that eventuality arises […]

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More Media Coverage of Danger that the Ford Government’s Critical Medical Care Triage Poses for Ontarians with disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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But the Government Claims Protocol Does Not Come From the Government So Does The Government Believe It Comes From Some Rogue Group Issuing Directions to Ontario’s Hospitals? Read more athttps://aoda.ca/more-media-coverage-of-danger-that-the-ford-governments-critical-medical-care-triage-poses-for-ontarians-with-disabilities/ Related

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Ontario Patients to Be Ranked for Life-Saving Care Should ICUs Become Full, Documents Show – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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The province’s triage protocol guidance states that patients should be assessed and placed in a colour-coded framework based on their risk of short-term mortality, which is defined as survival beyond 12 months after the onset of critical illness. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/ontario-patients-to-be-ranked-for-life-saving-care-should-icus-become-full-documents-show/ Related

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We Publicly Post New Secret Ford Government Directions to Ontario Hospitals on How to Decide Who Lives and Who Dies if Life-Saving Critical Care Must Soon Be Triaged – Serious Human Rights Dangers for Ontarians with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Compounding this cruel reality, this secret document shows that some patients with disabilities now risk being de-prioritized in access to life-saving critical care that they will disproportionately need if Ontario hospitals, now near the breaking point, cannot provide life-saving critical medical care to all patients needing it.” Read more athttps://aoda.ca/we-publicly-post-new-secret-ford-government-directions-to-ontario-hospitals-on-how-to-decide-who-lives-and-who-dies-if-life-saving-critical-care-must-soon-be-triaged-serious-human-rights-dangers-for/ Related

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Any Time, You Can Watch The Agenda with Steve Paikin’s Panel on Disability Discrimination Risks If Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Must Soon Be Rationed – and – Excellent Canadian Press Article on This Triage Issue – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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We continue our unbelievably uphill efforts to get the media to cover the immediate and important issue of the danger that patients with disabilities could be subjected to disability discrimination in access to life-saving critical medical care if overloaded hospitals must ration or “triage” critical medical care. The Ford Government still refuses to answer our […]

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Hospitals Are Near the Breaking Point, but Only “The Pointer”, a Local Mississauga Online News Publication, Has Reported How the Ford Government Has Announced No Plans to Ensure that Any Triage or Rationing of Life-Saving Medical Care Won?t Discriminate Against Patients with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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To begin our volunteer advocacy for 2021, we wish one and all a happy, healthy, safe and barrier-free new year! Read more athttps://aoda.ca/hospitals-are-near-the-breaking-point-but-only-the-pointer-a-local-mississauga-online-news-publication-has-reported-how-the-ford-government-has-announced-no-plans-to-ensure-that-any-triage-or-r/ Related

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