REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
"LTC Change Makers: 20 years of Family Council excellence” conference
UPDATE: SUDBURY CONFERENCE CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT REGISTRATION.
The Family Councils Ontario Conference in Sudbury at the Northbury Hotel and Conference Centre scheduled for June 12 & 13 2019 has been cancelled as of June 3, 2019. The Toronto event will proceed as scheduled. You can find more information about the Toronto conference on our website.
Like you, we were very excited about the event and were in the final stages of our preparation. However, due to insufficient registration we are unable to carry out a successful event.
We are providing those who have registered for the Sudbury conference two options:
1. Receive a full refund, or
2. Transfer their registration to attend the Toronto conference with no additional registration fee required (travel and accommodation not included).
To choose one of the options above, please contact Client Services Coordinator Tiffany Fearon (firstname.lastname@example.org , 647 427 5551 ext.21. Please note that we just speak with the credit card holder of the purchase in order to process the refund.
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you will understand our circumstances.
Join us for our 2019 conference on June 12 & June 13!
This year FCO would like to celebrate Family Council week and the many contributions of Family Council members, LTC staff, and Administration support. 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. Join us for a great two-day event filled with information, interaction, and celebration!
Program available below!
- Patient Ombudsman: The complaint process and appropriate reporting procedures
- Minister's Patient & Family Advisory Council: Improving the Patient experience
- Wellesley Institute: Diversity and Equity in Seniors Care
- Wishstone: Navigating Choices and Care for your Loved One
- CLRI: CLRI Innovations in Family Engagement: the Family’s Critical Voice
- OARC & FCO: Key distinctions and opportunities for collaboration
- Breakout sessions to be lead by Alzeheimer Society of Toronto and FCO.
|9am-9:30am||Registration and Breakfast|
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Catherine Turl, Chair
FCO Executive Board
Greetings from the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility
Honourable Minister Raymond Cho
Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility
Greetings from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Brian Pollard, Assistant Deputy Minister
Long-Term Care Homes Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Patient Ombudsman – Every Experience Matters
Craig Thompson, Patti Clayton, & Lesley Freiberg
Patient Partnership: Working Together to Improve the Patient, Family and Caregiver Voice and Experience in Ontario’s Health System
Minister’s Patient and Family Advisory Council
Key Distinctions and Opportunities for Collaboration
FCO & OARC
|4:30pm-4:45pm||Wrap Up & Closing Remarks|
|5:00pm-6:00pm||Reception (hors d'oeuvres & cash bar)|
Banquet dinner and Award Ceremony with Laughter Yoga Activity.
Banquet dinner ticket included with conference registration.
|9:00am-9:30am||Registration & Breakfast|
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Lorraine Purdon, Executive Director
Family Councils Ontario
Navigating Choices and Care for your Loved One: Understand the Facts, Reflect on the Reality and Explore Strategies
Sarah Farr & Ruth Mackay
Diversity & Equity in Seniors Care
Dr. Seong-gee Um & Nazeefah Laher
CLRI Innovations in Family Engagement: the Family’s Critical Voice
Daniel Galessiere & Shoshana Helfenbaum
|3:15pm-3:40pm||LTC Change Makers: Interactive Celebration Activity|
|3:50pm-4:00pm||Closing Remarks -Conference Concludes|
Site 2: Sudbury EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT REGISTRATION
All sessions and speakers subject to change.
Wednesday June 12 & Thursday June 13 2019
Novotel North York
3 Park Home Ave
North York, Ontario.
** Banquet dinner to be held on June 12
Toronto site: Hotel Novotel North York
To book a hotel room at the discounted rate call hotel reservations directly at 416-733-2929 extension 1 0r 2 and mention group name “Family Councils of Ontario” or Block ID# 1429358. Book by
May 17th! to receive the discounted rate.
Includes: all sessions; continental breakfasts; lunches; Wednesday night banquet dinner with award presentation, and entertainment.