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It’s hard to believe, but July is right around the corner! Many Councils are planning for the fall, reviewing their year so far, and taking breaks for the...

By Natacha Dupuis, FCO Bilingual Outreach Coordinator

I was raised to have the upmost respect for older adults.  Since a young age I was fascinated by the knowledge and experience that seniors can provide me. I remember waiting anxiously every week for a new episode of the Golden...

By Tiffany Fearon (Client Services Coordinator, Family Councils Ontario)

With a background in Criminology, Sociology, and Gender Studies, a younger version of myself would have never guessed that the long-term care sector would become my new home. My journey to becoming the first...

Happy Family Council Week!

To mark this year’s celebration, last week FCO hosted a performance of I’m Still Here! It was an incredible experience for everyone in...

Throughout May, we’ve been gearing up for Family Council...

While a Family Council is an autonomous group-- a status that affords many important legal and procedural benefits-- a Council...

Throughout May, we’ve been discussing strength in connectedness. Not only is that our theme for Family Council Week, it’s also an underlying...

At FCO, we strongly believe that it is only by working together that we can effect change. There truly is strength in connectedness. We see this not only in Family Councils and between Councils and LTC home staff, but also in the work we do at a systems level to help improve the quality of life...

With Family Council Week approaching, we’re going to spend the month of May exploring the theme for the week: strength in connectedness!...

In the final entry in our recruitment series, we’re going to wrap up with concrete ideas that can help your Council recruit new members!

Promote your Council

Consider using a wide variety of approaches and materials to promote your Council. These ideas require...