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By Tiffany Fearon

This summer is certainly flying by! It is hard to believe that the FCO conference was almost a month ago.The second day of the conference was filled with great educational programming, insightful discussion, and group play.  As promised, here is a recap of day 2!

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By Tiffany Fearon

What a way to start the summer!

FCO's “LTC Change Makers: 20 Years of Family Council Excellence” held June 12-13 2019 was quite the celebration. The...

People sitting at tables watching man standing speakHappy Family Council week! Family Councils play a vital role in long-term care homes and it is such a pleasure to hear...

This Saturday, June 1st, is the start of this year’s Family Council Week. In 2010, we celebrated the first ever Family Council Day that has now grown into Family...

Guest Blog Submission by Dr. Rhonda Collins

It is entirely too often that I see older adults taking too many medications or medications that are unnecessary or potentially harmful. This is called polypharmacy and it can lead to many problems.

According to the...

The Family Council handbook Your Guide to Starting and Maintaining a Family Council outlines four goals that every Family Council strives to achieve: support, communication, education, and advocacy. In this blog we will share a few ideas that we have learned about how Councils approach...

Registration is now open for the LTC Change Makers: 20 years of Family Council Excellence conference! The theme for the conference “LTC Change Makers: 20 years of Family Council excellence” is a dedication to the many individuals who have mobilized change for the sector past, present, and future...

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”

- Stephen R. Covey

The Family Council manual, Your...

Guest Blog by Christopher Klinger and Raza Mirza, National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE; http://www.nicenet.ca)

Having the opportunity to assist a loved one through the last years of their life can be one of the most difficult...

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