The Ontario Long Term Care Association is the largest association of long-term care providers in Canada and the only association that represents the full mix of long-term care operators – private, not-for-profit, charitable, and municipal. We represent nearly 70% of Ontario’s 630 long-term care homes, located in communities across the province. Our members provide care and accommodation services to more than 70,000 residents annually.

Understanding long-term care

Click here to read the latest in our informational series, "Understanding long-term care," which provides a better understanding of key issues impacting long-term care across the province.

"This is Long-Term Care 2019" report available now

The Association is pleased to announce the release of its latest sector report, This is Long-Term Care 2019. This year's report provides new evidence about the high quality of care in Ontario's long-term care homes, as well as key information and statistics about the resident population and how long-term care works. It also highlights what homes need going forward to be able to continue to care for our seniors. Read it here.

Spring/Summer issue of Long Term Care Today now available

The latest issue of our magazine, Long Term Care Today, is now available on our website. In this issue, we provide an in-depth look at our Quality and Innovation Award winners, announced at our 2018 This is Long Term Care conference. Read up on the amazing work being done by our members to advance resident-centred, quality care. Also featured in this issue: reducing emergency room transfers, a closer look at inclusion and diversity in LTC, a feature on the DOCit app to improve data accuracy, and a Q&A on medical cannabis. To view the latest issue, click here.

Long-term care that works. For seniors. For Ontario. 

Hiring more staff, building and modernizing homes, and focusing on care rather than unnecessary government paperwork. These are our key recommendations to assist the provincial government in relieving pressure on hospitals and ending hallway medicine. It's time for our government to make meaningful progress towards resolving these issues. Click here to learn more about our recommendations for better seniors' care.