Trailer for “Numbers on a Page”

Trailer for “Numbers on a Page”


It was, it was a sad day, you know. No one
ever likes to lose a parent. You just kind of assume that they’re, they’re always going to be there and that or, or you hope that they’re always going to be there. If people are in a setting where the care,
appropriate care can be provided in that setting, then they can be kept out of a hospital situation and we know that any time somebody moves into hospital and especially if they’re admitted
to hospital and they’re a senior, their life expectancy is shortened. Sometimes I wonder if they don’t set it up
because they don’t want it to succeed. Because as the population ages and more and more people need long-term care, if they don’t have to, the government doesn’t have to have input, doesn’t have to regulate it, doesn’t have to guide it. They don’t have to be accountable for it because it’s all in the private sector. I was almost in the position where I was going to say you can arrest me, you can do whatever, but my mother is desperately ill right now
and there’s no way that you’re moving her out of this building. For the past 20 years that I’ve been looking
at this system it has been in steady deterioration. It is not getting better, it is getting worse. It’s just not the level of health care that
I think Albertans deserve

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