Law gives continuing care residents greater say

April 2, 2018
Alberta Government Announcement

Family and residents of long-term care and licensed supportive living facilities can establish councils to have more say in their quality of life.

The Resident and Family Councils Act came into effect April 1, requiring all licensed supportive living and long-term care facilities in Alberta to notify residents of their right to establish self-governing councils.

Councils provide an opportunity for residents and families to discuss quality-of-life concerns with operators, including food, services and activities.

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