Resident & Family Councils

Posted on March 9, 2018

The Government of Alberta is introducing the Resident & Family Councils Act, expected to come into effect on April 1, 2018. This Act would guarantee residents and families the right to establish self-governing councils at any long-term care and licensed supportive living facilities with four or more residents.

While The Bethany Group has established councils at its continuing care sites, we want to be transparent about the creation of councils and giving residents and families information on how to create a council. Please see the Resident & Family Council Toolkit to learn more about creating a council.

For more information on this Act, please see the News Release and accompanying links - Bill would give continuing-care residents a voice