Lawsuit claims ‘retaliation’ against elderly B.C. man by care providers – British Columbia

The family of an elderly Surrey man has filed a lawsuit in B.C. Supreme Court, alleging he was kicked out of his care home — after they complained staff had missed the fact he was gravely ill.

The widow and daughter of Sheldon Feldman say they launched the legal fight to try to improve the quality of residential care for all B.C. seniors.

Pearl and Andrea Feldman are suing Morgan Place, facility physician Dr. Robert Fletcher and Fraser Health, which oversees the care home, over their alleged “failure to … diagnose Mr. Feldman’s pneumonia.”

And they claim Morgan Place and Fraser Health cancelled the 76-year-old man’s bed “as retaliation” for the family advocating on his behalf.

Feldman’s family claims he felt ‘homeless’ when he couldn’t return to Morgan Place in September 2015. (Fred Gagnon/CBC)

They allege they were told Feldman would no longer be able…

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