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.