The Ontario government introduced a new bill (“Bill 160, Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017″) that, if passed, would create a variety of changes within our health care system
There have been efforts over the past several years to amend the law so that a volunteer can use the same police check for multiple organizations. The latest effort to enact this change came on September 15, 2016, with the first reading of Bill 15, Helping Volunteers Give Back Act, 2016. Variations of this Bill have been introduced previously in the Ontario Legislature.
Family Councils Ontario recently held its annual 2-day conference in Toronto and it was inspiring to hear about the great work being performed by Family Councils throughout the province.