Did you know every Retirement Home in Ontario must have a Resident's Bill of Rights to protect your safety, privacy and care? Ask to see it when you tour a Retirement Home. This information must be accessible to potential residents and residents.
Why not spend the next two minutes learning about objective, straight-forward advice on your senior living options. Before you move into a retirement home make sure you understand the Resident’s Bill of Rights. If you want the inside track on what else to ask about, watch the complete video series.
What you need to know about the Resident's Rights...The right to:
Have your lifestyle and choices respected to freely pursue your social, cultural, religious, spiritual and other interests as long as they don’t substantially interfere with the reasonable enjoyment of the Home,
Raise concerns or recommend changes,
Receive privacy in treatment and in caring for your personal needs, and
Know if the Home is also a care Home within the meaning of the Residential Tenancies Act. If it is, you’ll have rights and responsibilities as tenants.