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Highlights from 2021-2022
Inquiries handled through RHRA’s intake department
Inspections of retirement homes completed
Licence applications to operate a retirement home
Licenced retirement homes in Ontario
Number of complaints received
Information for Health Care Providers
The RHRA monitors emerging issues affecting seniors in retirement homes. We work with community health care providers, regulators, seniors’ groups, and home operators to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents are met and their rights are protected.
The Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) today welcomed the Auditor General of Ontario’s acknowledgement that the public interest regulator has implemented or is in process of implementing nearly 90 % of...
As previously promised, RHRA has launched its Fee Reduction Program. Application forms are now available.
Advice from MSAA and Chief Medical Officer of Health to Retirement Homes on Vaccination and Respiratory Illness Safety
On November 28, 2022, the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility (MSAA) and the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) provided an update on the status of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses in the retirement home sector.
Several questions removed from outbreak questionnaire to make it easier for homes to report
December 23, 2021 RHRA is pleased to announce that John Groe has been appointed to the RHRA Board of Directors, effective December 9, 2021, for a three-year term. John will...
Thursday, December 9, 2021 RHRA is very pleased to announce that Alex Yuan has been appointed Chair of the RHRA Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2021. Alex is very...
The Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the election of four new Directors. This includes Anil Mathur, a thought leader with deep expertise...
On July 7, 2021, the RHRA provided information to licensed retirement homes on balancing the rights of the resident and obligations to protect the health and safety of staff. ...
RHRA is pleased to announce that Nav Sandhawalia has been re-appointed by the RHRA Board of Directors as the Risk Officer for a second three-year term, from June 1, 2021...