A Remarkable Milestone for Family Councils in Long-Term Care Homes

Written by Nola Galloway, President, Independent Long-Term Care Councils Association of BC, January 2023

 

Independent Long-Term Care Councils Association of BC (ILTCCABC) is a “Provincial Association of Family Councils” representing the important collective voice of residents, their families, and residents’ representatives.

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Who We Are

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). 

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What We Do

Independent Long-Term Care Councils (ILTCC) play 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 are eagerly and passionately assisting LTC home operators and residents

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What is a Resident and/or Family Council

A Resident and/or Family Council is a group of persons who either live in a long-term care (LTC) home, their families, and/or the residents’ representative, who meet regularly to maintain and enhance the quality of life of residents in LTC. Councils exist to engage the resident community and to improve the experiences of all residents, by providing their insights and advice

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News

May 27, 2024

Independent Long-Term Care Councils Association of BC (ILTCCABC) Announces Successful Year and Leadership Transition

March 28, 2024

BC Aims to Revamp Senior Care. The First Step Stirs Controversy

March 6, 2024

Repair and Recovery in Long-Term Care: Restoring Trust in the Aftermath of COVID-19 (2020-2023)

March 6, 2024

Resourceful and Resilient: Challenges Facing B.C.’s Rural Seniors

February 16, 2024

B.C. receives $733M in federal health funding for seniors’ care

Events

January 31, 2024

It’s my home! Working together to ensure Long Term Care truly is home – ARRC Seminar Feb 7th

December 19, 2023

Strengthening Long-Term Care from Within-Residents and Families Make a Difference with What They Have – Their Voices! January 10th starting at 7 pm