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Welcome to the first post in our 2018-2019 guest blog post series!

 

Achieving Quality Care in Long-Term Care

By: Esther Goldstein, B.Sc., B.S.W., RSW

Relocating your loved one to a long-term care home is a difficult, stressful and...

Successful Family Council works doesn’t exist in a vacuum- to be effective, you need authentic partnerships both within your Council and between the Council and others...

Happy September!

It’s hard to believe that another summer has come and gone! We’re back in full swing and so excited to share what we’...

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...