Please be advised that the RHRA Board of Directors has approved the new fee schedule for 2023. The new annual fee will be $14.00 per month, per suite, effective January 1, 2023.  In addition, the following proposals will also be implemented:

  • A 20% fee reduction for homes in financial need for resident protection for transition during 2023 only. Please visit the Fees page for the Fee Reduction Program Application Form.
  • Licence fee application will be $10,000 + $25 per suite 
  • Fee for change of person in controlling interest will be $5,000 
  • Failure to notify RHRA of changes to the information on public register will now be $1,000 per instance 
  • The elimination of fees related to re-printing a licence 

RHRA’s top priority is the safety and wellbeing of residents in Ontario’s retirement homes and ensuring retirement homes comply with the Act.

For more information, please see this Notice. You can also refer to this Fee Information Note and Questions and Answers.

As part of our commitment to transparency, RHRA has also made available a Stakeholder Feedback Analysis Summary.

Fee Consultation

RHRA was proposing several changes to RHRA’s 2023 fees. There are a number of resources you can access to learn more about RHRA’s fee proposals. Please use the links below:

RHRA thanks all stakeholders for considering the proposals and sincerely appreciates feedback from residents and their families, licensees and operators, senior’s advocates and all those who help protect and ensure the safety and wellbeing of seniors living in Ontario’s retirement homes.

Key Dates:

Consultation opened for comment:                                                             Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Consultation closed:                                                                                     Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Proposed effective date of fee adjustments:                                                January 3, 2023

I am looking for...

+

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 Retirement Home Database for a complete history of a retirement home's compliance with the Act.

Read More

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

I'm not sure how to get started

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Fees

Review the 2018 Fee Schedule before submitting your application.

Read More

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.

Read More

RHRA Process

Find out what happens after the report has been made.

Read More

Mandatory Reporting

What must you report and why.

Read More

More information about RHRA

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


How we help

Read More

Our Vision, Mission and Values

Read More

Understanding the Legislature

Read More
A retirement home

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 Retirement Home Database 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 Retirement Home Database 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 Retirement Home Database 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 Retirement Home Database 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
X