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Through Our Eyes

OARC’s Through Our Eyes: Bringing the Residents’ Bill of Rights Alive

Working together, this unique program guides long-term care home teams of staff and residents to co-develop and co-facilitate education sessions about the Residents’ Bill of Rights (FLTCA 2021). The program provides educators with a step-by-step guide, videos, exercises and resources to develop the education.  Learn how this program can support Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Best Practices and Health Quality Ontario Quality Improvement Plans.

Cost and How to Order

Download a PDF copy of the program guide here free of charge (updated version available soon)

Paper copies can be obtained for the following fees:

OARC Members $75.00         Non-Members $90.00

To order your paper copy(s) complete an order form and send with payment to OARC. Costs include shipping.  Click here to learn more about OARC membership

Program Users – Electronic and Additional Resources

27 The Line – Residents Bill of Rights Video

"27 The Line" was produced to support education about the Ontario Long-Term Care Homes Act (2007), Residents' Bill of Rights.  The video is used in OARC's "Through Our Eyes: Bringing the Residents' Bill of Right Alive" program.  Please note this video does not include the new Residents’ Bill of Rights under the new legislation, Fixing Long-Term Care Act, 2021

English: https://youtu.be/yYcD1W25Qa4        
French: https://youtu.be/2prCi75imPI

Meeting Videos

The OARC videos listed below were created to support facilitation teams as they work through the program. Please view the corresponding video together before each meeting.

Section 3 – Worksheets and Handouts:

Section 4 – Resources:

OARC and RNAO Working Together

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario and OARC are working together to spread the word about the OARC’s Through Our Eyes program and how well it fits into the Person and Family Centered Care Clinical Best Practice Guidelines. Together, these programs work to complement evidence-based recommendations and facilitate participation from residents, family members and the whole home as they improve residents’ and families’ experience of health care and the Residents’ Bill of Rights (FLTCA, 2021). Click here to learn more.

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