About us

INDEPENDENT LONG-TERM CARE COUNCILS ASSOCIATION OF BC (ILTCCABC) is a registered society under the BC Societies Act. It is a provincial association of family councils representing the collective voice of residents, their families, and representatives. ILTCCABC is comprised of its member Regional Associations of Family Councils which operate in every health authority in BC. ILTCCABC is viewed by the Ministry of Health as an important partner (stakeholder in the long-term care sector). ILTCCABC contributes to the development and maintenance of independent resident and family councils in LTC.


To promote Independent Councils in long-term care homes across BC to support our member Regional Associations

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Quality of Life Person-Centered Care the lens through which all service delivery decisions are

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Our beliefs: We Believe that residents in long-term care are one of the most vulnerable groups in our society.

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Independent Family Council Structure

We PROMOTE Independent Family Councils (members are family members and other representatives who act on behalf of residents in long term care homes)

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Role of Regional Associations for Family Councils

In each health authority Independent Regional Associations of Family Councils exist to: Advocate on regional, systemic issues.

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What We Do


The Independent Long-Term Care Councils Association of BC (ILTCCABC) plays a significant role in the LTC sector.

Belonging to a council enables residents and families to become involved in decisions that affect residents’ care and quality of life at the local, regional, and provincial levels.

Each of our member “Regional Associations of Family Councils” and their experienced volunteers can assist LTC home operators and residents’ families & representatives to learn about, establish and maintain effective “Family Councils” in LTC homes throughout BC.

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Financials and Reports

Our People


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