OARC Education and Events

Upcoming Events

Managing Your Residents’ Council’s Finances Webinar

Looking for guidance or clarification on managing your Residents’ Councils finances? Join us on for a 1 hour webinar that will address rising concerns and barriers around Residents’ Council’s banking. 

Date: Wednesday May 17, 2017
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 pm
Cost: Free

Target Audience: Residents, Residents’ Council Assistant and may include Administrator

Registration: Registration is limited to the first 50 LTC homes.  To register for the webinar click here
https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3950355444913242370

Questions?  Contact Jennifer Langston jlangston@ontarc.com
or 1-800-532-0201

Education/Information Sessions  

OARC provides education/information sessions about the roles, rights and responsibilities of Residents’ Councils.  Please contact us if you are interested in arranging a session in your area.

The Role of Residents’ Councils in Long-Term Care Homes – 1 hour

Audience: Residents and all other members of the LTCH including staff, volunteers, family members, etc.

  • Over view of OARC, Mission, Vision, Values, Mandate
  • Understanding the meaningfulness of Residents’ Council
  • Legislatively and lived Experience
  • Scope of influence in the LTC home
  • Role of Residents’ Council Assistant
  • Quality improvement and Residents’ Council
  • Culture change to person-centred care
  • Introduction to OARC tools and resources

Becoming an OARC Board Member – 1 hour

Audience: learning session occurs with Residents’ Council Assistant, LTCH Administrator, and Resident

  • OARC, Mission, Vision, Values, Mandate
  • Qualities of an effective Residents’ Council
  • Duties of Board members
  • Whole home support
  • Representing residents across Ontario
  • Review of OARC tools

Facilitation Skills – 1 to 2 hours

Audience: Residents’ Council Presidents and Assistants (typically, but not limited to, the LTCH staff from the Activity/Recreation Department)

  • Importance of role
  • Importance of body language
  • Importance of capturing minutes appropriately
  • Positive relationship building
  • Mitigating negative behaviour
  • Building capacity for inclusiveness and representation

Role of Residents’ Council Assistant – 1 day

Audience: Residents’ Council Assistants (typically, but not limited to, the LTCH staff from the Activity/Recreation Department)

  • How to capture minutes of a meeting
  • Body language
  • Facilitation skills
  • Building relationships in the home
  • Spurring on culture change & whole home support
  • Building inclusive Councils
  • Building Representative Councils
  • Residents’ Bill of Rights

Transitioning to a Shared Leadership Model for Residents’ Councils Structure – 2 hours

Audience: Residents, Residents’ Council Assistant and may include Administrator

  • Overview of OARC, Mission, Vision, Values
  • Understanding the meaningfulness of Residents’ Councils
  • Legislatively and lived experience
  • Types of leadership models, their strengths and challenges
  • Using OARC tools

Administrator’s Leadership Workshop – 1 day

Audience: Administrators, Assistant Administrators, General Managers, CEO’s

  • Understanding their role with Residents’ Councils
  • Understanding the legislation as it pertains to Residents’ Councils
  • Quality improvement and Residents’ Councils
  • Equipping the home to support Residents’ Councils
  • Transformational leadership concepts
  • Creating peer support

We’re Not Done Yet! Panel Presentation – 1 hour

Audience: Typically, but not limited to long-term care related conferences/convention that include corporate staff, managers and front line staff

  • Review of OARC, Mission, Vision, Values, Mandate
  • Legislative review
  • Profile of residents in LTC homes
  • Questions/topics answered by panelists who are OARC Board members:
  • Why did you become involved with your RC?
  • How has your life changed?
  • How do you represent people who cannot speak for themselves?
  • How do you motivate others to participate?
  • What supports and tools are in place?
  • Uncovering authentic partnerships
  • Positive mutual support
  • Quality improvement
  • Lessons learned, overcoming challenges

 

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