Submission on Bill 37

Concerned Friends made a submission to the Ontario Regulatory Registry and the Standing Committee on Bill 37, Providing More Care, Protecting Seniors, and Building More Beds Act, 2021. For a copy of Concerned Friends submission click here. Our 33 recommendations fall under the following key areas. Increase Accountability, Enforcement and Funding For Compliance. Reform the Health

Letter to PM Trudeau to Transform LTC

Concerned Friends sends Prime Minister Trudeau our recommendations to transform long-term care with key areas identified; Canada’s history of underfunding in LTC; the current health human resources shortage in LTC; the establishment of national quality standards and requirements for LTC homes to ensure the safety and excellent care of residents. See the letter here transforming

Ontario Health Coalition 100 Organizations Strong

Concerned Friends was one of the 100 organizations that participated in the Ontario Health Coalition's Zoom Press Conference on January 22 representing more than one million families of loved ones in long-term care, residents, care workers, health professionals, advocacy groups, seniors’ groups and community groups. Collectively they delivered a powerful message to Premier Ford calling

Letter to Premier Ford

Concerned Friends submitted a letter to Premier Ford, detailing three priority areas of focus for LTC homes in Ontario: staffing, annual resident quality inspection and cross-sector sharing and support. We also requested the opportunity to be a part of the Commission.

Family Councils Ontario

Concerned Friends supports the work that Family Councils Ontario has been providing with their updates and resources relating to COVID 19. Family Councils Ontario works with long-term care residents' families, Family Councils, and home staff in Long-Term Care Homes across Ontario.