Neglected Care: W5
Catalogue Number: CTV712
Subject: Abuse, Canadian Social Issues, Criminal Justice & Law, Current Events, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Safety, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Violence
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 40
Closed Captions: Yes
A W5 investigation puts the spotlight on lack of care and alleged abuse in long term care homes. Families seeking justice, accusing nursing homes of neglecting their loved ones, share their stories with Sandie Rinaldo.
Dozens of these families are going to court against Revera Inc., a giant Canadian chain which owns 500 senior facilities worldwide, including 76 long term care homes in Canada; 53 of those facilities are in Ontario. Will legal action lead to change?
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