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Interior Health restricts Summerland care home

Summerland Seniors Village(Courtesy CBC)
A senior's home in Summerland has some work to do before new clients can move in.

In fact, the Summerland Seniors Village is barred from accepting new clients until further notice.

This directive from the Interior Health Authority comes after it investigated the death of 91-year- old resident Alfredo Bonaldi.

He was left unchecked in his room for two days and he wasn't discovered until his family began asking about him.

Karen Bloemink, Interior Health's Regional Director for Residential Services, spoke with
reporter Brady Strachan.

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Alfredo Bonaldi's family is pleased the Interior Health Authority is taking action but they want legislation to force private care homes to comply with all the rules. Edi Inglis is Alfredo's daughter

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