CF quoted re Bill 7

Despite vocal opposition from long-term care experts and senior care advisors, including Concerned Friends, the Ontario government has passed Bill 7.

A recent article appeared in the Globe and Mail highlighting our position and quoting Shelley Birenbaum, one of our Board members.

Shelley Birenbaum, board member for long-term care advocacy group Concerned Friends, said the legislation unfairly targets seniors and puts the onus on long-term care homes.

“It forces the problem onto a sector that is under-resourced, understaffed and forces people to go to a home they don’t want,” she said.

Read the full article HERE.

Wondering how you can express your concern about Bill 7? Send a message to your local MPP and Ontario’s Premier.

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