Mary Catherine Lindberg, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA), is pleased to announce the Board's appointment of the members of the RHRA's first Stakeholder Advisory Council. This is an important milestone as the government takes the next steps to regulate retirement homes across Ontario. We welcome the important contribution that the Stakeholder Advisory Council will make as we move forward to protecting the safety and well-being of seniors living in retirement homes.
Members bring relevant knowledge, attributes and experience and do not participate as representatives of specific organizations. Members are appointed for one or two year terms and may be re-appointed. Members of the Stakeholder Advisory Council will provide a report at least annually to the RHRA Board and the Board will comment on their activities and advice in the RHRA's annual report. The initial Stakeholder Advisory Council is composed of the following members:
Further information on the Members can be found here.
The Honorable Linda Jeffrey, Minister Responsible for Seniors commented on retirement homes and the establishment of the Stakeholder Advisory Council as follows: