Concerned Friends of Ontario Citizens in Care Facilities, founded more than 30 years ago, is a non-profit registered charity dedicated to reform of the long-term care system and improvement of quality of life for residents.
We are a volunteer organization funded exclusively by donations and memberships. We receive no ongoing support from any government body.
To advocate for a quality long-term care system that meets the needs of residents, families and staff, and to address issues of quality physical and emotional care, and the general conditions facing Ontario residents of long-term care.
To bring concerns to the attention of the general public and the provincial government and to work for constructive changes in statutes and regulations.
To provide information to families of residents in long-term care facilities concerning residents' rights and responsibilities under government legislation.
To help families advocate on behalf of their relatives in long-term care facilities.
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We review and analyze every long-term care home inspection report. The data collected is used to inform our advocacy and our Report Card, a publication that discusses trends in homes’ compliance performance over time.
Concerned Friends of Ontario Citizens in Care Facilities is a non-profit corporation and registered charity dedicated to reform of the long-term care system and improvement of quality of life for residents. The organization is supported by membership and donations without government funding. Its activities are undertaken entirely by volunteers.