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

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21. Intimacy

"Every resident has the right to meet privately with his or her spouse or another person in a room that assures privacy."

In other words...

You have the right to be alone with your spouse or a person who is important to you.

It does not matter whether you are married or not, and it does not matter whether the other person is of the same sex as you or the opposite sex. The long-term care home must have a place where you can meet in private and be intimate, if you wish.