Seniors’ home sued over woman’s death

Valley Stream Manor accused of negligence in 2010 dehydration fatality

Pauline Tam, The Ottawa Citizen

The family of an Ottawa woman who died after being sent to a seniors’ residence is suing the home, alleging negligence. The lawsuit, filed by the family of Adele Ironmonger, accuses Valley Stream Manor of failing to provide adequate care for the 78-year-old woman, who died in 2010 of severe dehydration after three weeks at the facility.