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Deputy Minister Helps Launch New Website for Healthcare Professionals on Seniors Abuse


Deputy Minister Helps Launch New Website for  Healthcare Professionals on Seniors Abuse

Deputy Minister of Seniors, Dr. Peter Vaughan addresses a group of healthcare professionals at the launch of Vital Signs. Vital Signs is a new website designed to help healthcare professional recognize the signs of senior abuse and help to intervene when it’s needed. Vital Signs was a three-way collaboration of the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, Mount Saint Vincent University, and the Nova Scotia Department of Seniors. For more information, check out www.legalinfo.org/ElderAbuse.


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