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Highlights from 2018-2019
Inquiries handled through RHRA’s intake department
Inspections on 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.
It is with a heavy heart that the RHRA has learned of the passing of its Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Barbara Sullivan, on January 24, 2021. Barbara was first appointed as Director to the Board in December of 2013.
The following has been developed as part of RHRA’s commitment to regular updates, transparency and in response to media interest on the Auditor General of Ontario’s report.
The RHRA is pleased to announce that Ms. Millie Christie has been re-elected to the RHRA Board of Directors for a ninth and final year, from December 10, 2020 to...
Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority and McMaster University release a retrospective study of the impact of COVID-19 in Ontario’s retirement homes in wave one
The Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority encourages Ontarians to follow COVID-19 safety protocol if visiting retirement homes.
Response to the Auditor General of Ontario Report: Statement by Jay O’Neill, Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority CEO and Registrar
At the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority, we take extremely seriously our mandate to ensure Ontarians have choice and the protection they need to live with confidence and dignity in retirement homes.
On December 1, 2020, the Registrar of the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) issued orders to revoke the licences of Cathmar Manor, Dundas Retirement Place, Greycliff Manor, Montgomery Retirement Home, Northview Seniors’ Residence and Sheridan Lodge.
The RHRA is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter H. Harris, Q.C., as Chair and Director of the RHRA Board of Directors. Peter’s three-year term was effective as of May 28,...
John J. Rossiter, Chair of the RHRA Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the election of Jonathan Boulakia to the RHRA Board, effective December 10, 2019. As Chief Legal...