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Every Resident - Bill of Rights for people who live in Ontario long-term care homes

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20. Residents' Council

"Every resident has the right to participate in the Residents' Council."

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You have the right to participate in the Residents' Council. Every long-term care home must have one.

The law gives these councils certain powers over how the home is run. Only residents of the long-term care home can be members of the Residents' Council.

Joining the Residents' Council is a good way to meet people and to have a say in the running of the home.