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Fall 2022 Newsletter

Our Fall newsletter is out! We will soon have a newsletter signup on our website, but in the meantime, you can check out our latest newsletter HERE!

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CF quoted re Bill 7

Despite vocal opposition from long-term care experts and senior care advisors, including Concerned Friends, the Ontario government has passed Bill 7. A recent article appeared in the Globe and Mail highlighting our position and quoting Shelley Birenbaum, one of our Board members. Shelley Birenbaum, board …

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Our Bill 7 Presentation at Mock Public Hearing

The official NDP reached out to CF to participate in a mock consultation regarding Bill 7, legislation that will allow seniors and people with disabilities in hospital to be forced into a long-term care home they don’t want to go to. The forum gave health care …

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Submission on Bill 7

The provincial government has proposed new legislation to be passed within a short time frame, disingenuously titled “More Beds, Better Care Act.” The Act would give new powers to force the elderly and persons with disabilities who are waiting in hospitals into long-term care homes …

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Free Wayfinding Help

Did you know that Concerned Friends offers a free Wayfinding Program that can help you navigate the long-term care home system OR provide support for issues relating to a loved one already residing in a LTC home? Some of the most common questions we get …

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We Need Your Stories

We are gathering stories of impact from anyone who has benefited from our phone or email support, information and resources on our website, or as a member of the Concerned Friends community. We have created a form to capture this important qualitative data which you …

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Recruiting a CF Board Treasurer

We are recruiting a Board Treasurer with strong financial acumen and understanding of fiduciary responsibilities to steward a registered charity. If you or someone you know would be interested in joining an operational Board of Directors to actively lead the financial management and accountability of …

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Become a CF Board Member!

We are seeking Ontarians who have a strong sense of volunteerism, are looking to play a leadership role in the community we serve, and who have an active interest in the long-term care sector. Join an active operational Board of Directors committed to advancing the health …

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2021 Inspections Report Card

For many years, Concerned Friends has been reporting on the government-mandated inspections within the 627 long-term care facilities located across Ontario. In 2021, the number of inspections completed (1,787) decreased slightly from the previous year (1,886). However, in both years, the number of inspections was …

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