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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A Victory Disability Advocates Now Invoke to Prevent Disability Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical Care if Hospitals Start to Triage Critical Care Read more athttps://aoda.ca/today-is-the-40th-anniversary-of-parliament-agreeing-to-guarantee-a-constitutional-right-to-equality-to-people-with-disabilities/ Related

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Remembering a Major Setback on the Road to Equality for People with Disabilities Forty Years Ago Today- But One that Was Thankfully Reversed a Mere 16 Days Later! – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Four decades ago, people with disabilities were waging a battle to get equality rights for people with disabilities entrenched in the new Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that Parliament was then considering for inclusion in Canada’s Constitution. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/remembering-a-major-setback-on-the-road-to-equality-for-people-with-disabilities-forty-years-ago-today-but-one-that-was-thankfully-reversed-a-mere-16-days-later/ Related

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Nursing home outbreaks renew calls for community housing options for younger adults Moira WelshToronto Star, Dec. 28, 2020 As the pandemic continues to kill elderly long-term-care residents, the virus is harming another vulnerable but overlooked group inside the same homes. Thousands of people with developmental delays or serious mental health conditions live in Ontario nursing […]

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Just-Revealed Previously Secret Recommendations for Rationing Critical Medical Care in Ontario that the Ford Government is Considering Are Frightening for People with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Could it soon be that if COVID-19 overwhelms Ontario hospitals, doctors could be told to decide to select some critical care patients to be taken off life-saving critical care that the patients are receiving, still need and want, on the ground that these services must be rationed and given to some other patients? Read more […]

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What Did Disability Advocates Tell Canada’s Parliament 40 Years Ago This Fall to Help Win an Historic Amendment to the Charter of Rights to Protect Equality for People with Disabilities? – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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