91-year-old falls deathly ill at care home, staff unaware
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Putting your loved ones in a care home is a heart-wrenching decision, but it's often done with the belief that they will receive better care than living on their own.
This next story may challenge that perception.
Ninety-two-year-old Alfredo Bonaldi is now in hospital in Penticton, unable to speak, his kidneys shut down from a serious infection.
He had been living at Summerland Seniors Village until a week ago, when he was found by family members in his room, near death.
He had stopped showing up for meals -- but staff never noticed.
His daughter, Edi Inglis, explains what happened to Daybreak host, Chris Walker.
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