OARC’s Through Our Eyes: Bringing the Residents’ Bill of Rights Alive

Working together, this unique program guides long-term care home teams of staff and residents to co-develop and co-facilitate education sessions about the Residents’ Bill of Rights (LTCHA 2007). The program provides educators with a step-by-step guide, videos, exercises and resources to develop the education.  Learn how this program can support Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Best Practices and Health Quality Ontario Quality Improvement Plans.

Cost and How to Order

OARC Members $75.00         Non-Members $90.00

To order your copy(s) complete an order form and send with payment to OARC. Costs include shipping.  Click here to learn more about OARC membership fees. 

Program Video

To learn more about the program, including testimonials from long-term care home residents and staff please view the program video here.

Program Users – Electronic and Additional Resources

The OARC videos listed below were created to support facilitation teams as they work through the program. Please view the corresponding video together before each meeting.

Section 3 – Worksheets and Handouts:

Section 4 – Resources:

Section 5 – under development

We thank those residents, professionals and organizations who supported the creation of this program!


Funded, in part, by the Government of Ontario through the Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long Term Care. The views expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Ontario.



Ontario Association of Residents' Councils
c/o York Region Newmarket Health Centre
194 Eagle Street, Suite 3105
Newmarket, ON L3Y 1J6

Tel: 905-731-3710
Toll Free: 1-800-532-0201
Fax: 905-731-1755

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of Health and Long-Term Care

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Website last updated: May 2, 2019


The Registered Nursesí Association of Ontario and OARC are working together to spread the word about the OARCís Through Our Eyes program and how well it fits into the Person and Family Centered Care Clinical Best Practice Guidelines. Together, these programs work to complement evidence-based recommendations and facilitate participation from residents, family members and the whole home as they improve residentsí and familiesí experience of health care and the Residentsí Bill of Rights (LTCHA 2007). Click here to learn more.



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