RHRA Update E-Newsletter

RHRA Update

RHRA Update is published by the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) for retirement home operators and licensees. This e-newsletter is also available in French upon request.

To stay informed about news and important notices, please add admin@rhra.i-sight.com to your email safe-sender list. If at any time there is a change, please fill out the Notice of Change form and send it to licensing@rhra.ca.

Previous Editions

 

RHRA Update Vol. 5 – February 2018

Contents of this issue:

  • 2018 Annual Reporting
  • Managing Residents Transitioning Back from Hospital
  • Bill 160 – Amendments to the Retirement Homes Act, 2010
  • Duty to Report Harm to Residents
  • Recommendations from Ontario’s Geriatric and Long-Term Care Review Committee
  • News for Residents
  • Coming to your Town

RHRA Update Vol. 4 – November 2017

Contents of this issue:

  • Fire sprinkler retrofit program
  • New RHRA website now live
  • Requirement for filing your accessibility compliance report
  • Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)
  • Helpful resources for flu and infection control
  • RHRA 2016-17 Annual Report now online

RHRA Update Vol. 3 Special Issue: Annual Fees – September 2017 

Contents of this issue:

  • 2018 Annual Fees
  • What you need to know about the rationale for the 2018 increase

RHRA Update Vol. 2 – September 2017 

Contents of this issue:

  • Sprinkler installation deadline
  • Vulnerable sector screening
  • Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Bill C-14 legislation update
  • MAID and the Retirement Homes Act, 2010: What you need to know as a retirement home licensee and operator
  • RHRA Annual General Meeting – Save the date

RHRA Update Vol. 1 – April 2017

Contents of this issue:

  • RHRA’s new five-year strategic plan
  • Compliance support new in 2017-2018
  • Annual reporting and online survey
  • RHRA resources and educational materials
  • Information on falls prevention
  • If you’re planning to sell a home
  • RHRA provincial tours
  • New RHRA brochure

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A retirement home

There are more than 700 licensed retirement homes in Ontario. Let us help you find the one that’s right for you.


Status of home

Search the Public Register for a complete history of a retirement home's compliance with the Act.

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Types of homes

If you've never lived in a retirement home or haven’t needed long-term care, you may not be aware of the difference between the two. Here is what you need to know.

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I'm not sure how to get started

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Steps to getting a licence

Get started on the licensing process and find out what you will need to submit an application.


Guidelines

As of July 1, 2012, homes that meet the definition of “retirement home” in the Act must have a licence from the RHRA to operate.

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Process

To assist you with the application process, the RHRA has put together an Applicant Guide. The Guide introduces you to the forms, supporting documents and fees that must be submitted.

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Fees

Review the 2018 Fee Schedule before submitting your application.

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Complaints & reporting harm

Reporting harm is a shared duty. Certain situations involving harm or risk of harm to any resident must be reported immediately by law. Here’s how to report harm or potential harm.


How to File a Report

Find out what constitutes harm and what you need to do if you see or suspect harm.

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RHRA Process

Find out what happens after the report has been made.

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Mandatory Reporting

What must you report and why.

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More information about RHRA

Understand our role, what we stand for and how we enforce ‘the Act’.


How we help

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Our Vision, Mission and Values

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Understanding the Legislature

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There are over 700 licensed retirement homes in Ontario. Let us help you find the one that’s right for you.


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Status of home

Search the Public Register for a complete history of a retirement home's compliance with the Act.

Read More
#ICON

Types of homes

If you've never lived in a retirement home or haven’t needed long-term care, you may not be aware of the difference between the two. Here is what you need to know.

Read More
#ICON

I’m not sure how to start

Here, we’ll provide tools to help support your research.

Read More

A retirement home 1

There are over 700 licensed retirement homes in Ontario. Let us help you find the one that’s right for you.


#ICON

Status of home

Search the Public Register for a complete history of a retirement home's compliance with the Act.

Read More
#ICON

Types of homes

If you've never lived in a retirement home or haven’t needed long-term care, you may not be aware of the difference between the two. Here is what you need to know.

Read More
#ICON

I’m not sure how to start

Here, we’ll provide tools to help support your research.

Read More

A retirement home 1

There are over 700 licensed retirement homes in Ontario. Let us help you find the one that’s right for you.


#ICON

Status of home

Search the Public Register for a complete history of a retirement home's compliance with the Act.

Read More
#ICON

Types of homes

If you've never lived in a retirement home or haven’t needed long-term care, you may not be aware of the difference between the two. Here is what you need to know.

Read More
#ICON

I’m not sure how to start

Here, we’ll provide tools to help support your research.

Read More

A retirement home 1

There are over 700 licensed retirement homes in Ontario. Let us help you find the one that’s right for you.


#ICON

Status of home

Search the Public Register for a complete history of a retirement home's compliance with the Act.

Read More
#ICON

Types of homes

If you've never lived in a retirement home or haven’t needed long-term care, you may not be aware of the difference between the two. Here is what you need to know.

Read More
#ICON

I’m not sure how to start

Here, we’ll provide tools to help support your research.

Read More
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