Family Councils Blog

Get to know our work, our team, and so much more through our incredibly written blogs! The content below is a behind the scenes look at what we're doing, and what's going on in the LTC sector. Several of our blogs are written by current and former FCO placement students, ensuring our submissions cover a full range of perspectives and experiences!

2022 Blog Entries

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

World Social Work Day & Social Work Week

Blog re : Journée internationale de la Francophonie

la Journée internationale de la Francophonie

2021 Blog Entries

Understanding the relationship between social connection and mental health for resident of long-term care

Let's Talk Black History & Anti-Black Racism

Family Council Feature - Riverview Gardens LTC Home Family Council

Let’s put the “care” in healthcare! (CARP Ottawa)

Journaling through Social & Physical Distancing

Social Work in Long-Term Care: Placement Reflection

A Placement Reflection

*NEW* FCO Student Placement Blog

All About Person Centered Language (PCL) in Long-Term Care (LTC)

Final Thoughts - FCO Placement Experience

Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Coping with the Various Waves of COVID-19

Introduction & Insight from a Social Work Student

Social Work in Long-Term Care

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Truth & Reconciliation

Honouring National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Will You Make a Difference? (C.A.R.P. Ottawa)

The Consequential Role of Advocacy in Long-Term Care

How social work can help LTC homes now and post Covid-19

What has shaped my professional and personal interest in pursuing social work in long-term care

Person-Centered Care and Language

Better Supporting Vulnerable Populations

Intersectionality in Long Term Care

Ensuring Long-Term Care Residents and Family Feel Respected and Heard

Seeing a Loved One Age

Social Workers in Long-Term Care

What can be done to ensure long-term care residents and their families feel heard and respected?

Losing a Loved One at a Young Age

2020 Blog Entries

Avoiding the Complaint Trap and Council Negativity

Implementing Structure in Family Councils: Agendas and Assigned Roles

Self-Care Strategies: Ideas to cope with COVID-19

Not Alone

Abilities over Disabilities (Motitech Canada)