The government is currently debating a bill that could force people to long-term care without consent, even if they are mentally capable of making their own decisions.
Close contact now allowed between residents and their essential caregivers provided the parties have received both doses of their vaccinations.
On October 7, 2020 the Ministry of Long-Term Care released a new COVID-19 Visiting Policy.
A brief summary of the first case in Ontario challenging a hospital's no-visitor policy during COVID-19.
The Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry Final Report contains a surprising amount of information about healthcare serial killers.
The Ontario government recently proposed legislation that, if passed, would fundamentally change the delivery of health services in Ontario.
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.