TORONTO, ONTARIO – More than 400 OHIP Physiotherapists descended on Queen’s Park today to protest spending cuts that would result in far fewer physiotherapy treatments for the province’s most vulnerable seniors.

“Without consultation with seniors, providers and caregivers, and with a deeply flawed view of what happens on the front-lines of care, the Ontario government has announced a drastic reduction in physiotherapy that will directly impact the health, mobility and dignity of seniors across the province,” said Tony Melles, Executive Director of the Designated Physiotherapy Clinics’ Association (DPCA). “Worse, the Minister tried to spin the announcement as an increase when in fact it is a major cut – this is simply unconscionable.”

 

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