Thank you for visiting the website of the Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils! As of April 11th, 2022, the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 will be repealed and replaced by the Fixing Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2021. We are working diligently to update our existing tools and resources to reflect the new legislation. Updated materials will be identified by the word **UPDATED** next to the resource.
We are a non-profit association providing a network to strengthen the voice of residents living in long-term care through their respective Residents’ Councils.
We empower Ontario long-term care residents to understand their rights, share their lived experience, and inspire a better tomorrow. We do this by working together with our partners to educate stakeholders, build a collective voice, and create positive culture change.
Compassion – We demonstrate compassion by developing caring relationships that are built on acceptance, trust, and honesty.
Dignity - We embrace the inherent dignity of all people, and respect their right to be valued and accepted without judgement.
Inclusion – We are committed to ensuring that all residents are engaged and heard.
Collaboration - We know that we can accomplish more when we work together to achieve shared goals.
Every long-term care resident in Ontario shapes the place they call home.
Thank you to Java Group Programs and the Centres for Learning, Research & Innovation in Long-Term Care for supporting OARC’s Culture Change products and education programs.
To find out more about how you can support OARC, please contact Dee Tripp, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-532-0201 x 240.