Ontario LTCHA and Regulations
Ontario's Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 (LTCHA) and Ontario Regulation 79/10 (Regulation) made under the Act came into force on July 1, 2010. The LTCHA is designed to help ensure that residents receive safe, consistent, high-quality, resident-centered care. The purpose of this course is to provide a general overview of the LTCHA and the Ontario Regulations that pertain to the frontline staff and volunteer's roles and responsibilities. Material covered includes the Resident Bill of Rights, mission statement, safe and secure homes, care plans and plan of care, nursing and personal support services, required programs, responsive behaviours, altercations and behaviours, and restorative care.