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October 2019

October 2019 Family Council Feature: Parkview Home Family Council Committee

We are often inspired by the pictures and stories we receive from Family Council members and LTC staff on their successful events and initiatives occurring across the province. We are excited to post our first Family Council Feature . Take a look at our entry from the Parkview Home Family Council Committee

Family Council Committee’s Ambassador’s Position

Family Council Advocacy

Written by Lorraine Purdon, FCO Executive Director

One of the goals of a family Council is advocacy. To advocate means to plead another’s cause.  In a long term care situation advocacy becomes an important aspect of caregiving.  While we may think that our issues should be obvious to everyone that is not always the case and it falls to a caregiver to speak up and ask the questions and seek out answers.