Seniors' homes using 'trespass orders' to ban family members from visiting

Mary Sardelis was banned from seeing her mom in an Ottawa seniors home for almost a year under Ontario's Trespass to Property Act, legislation that, some experts say, is being increasingly used to keep out family members who complain about...

Seniors' homes using 'trespass orders' to ban family members from visiting
Voula Sardelis

Mary Sardelis was banned from seeing her mom in an Ottawa seniors home for almost a year under Ontario's Trespass to Property Act, legislation that, some experts say, is being increasingly used to keep out family members who complain about conditions in retirement and long-term care homes.