TO BE FULLY INFORMED
You will receive a copy of all rules and regulations pertaining to your rights and responsibilities as a resident. You will be informed in writing of services available to you and all matters related to charges, including charges for services not covered by the government or by the facility’s daily rate.
TO PARTICIPATE IN YOUR CARE
You are entitled to participate in planning your care, to be informed of all aspects of your care, and to refuse treatment you do not want.
TO REMAIN IN THE FACILITY
You may be discharged only for medical reasons, non-payment, for your own welfare or that others.
TO VOICE GRIEVANCES
You may voice grievances and recommend changes to facility staff or to outside representatives available to you.
TO MANAGE YOUR OWN FINANCES
With your permission, the operator of the facility will assist you in managing any of your financial affairs.
TO BE FREE FROM ABUSE AND RESTRAINT
Except on the orders of your physician you may not subjected to medication. You shall not be subject to physical, sexual or emotional injury or harm.
All information related to your medical, personal, social or financial affairs shall be kept confidential.
TO PRIVACY AND RESPECT
You shall be treated with consideration, respect, and full recognition of your dignity and individuality, including privacy in treatment and in care for your personal needs. You may not be required to do things against your will.
TO COMMUNICATE FREELY
You may associate and communicate privately with persons of your choice.
TO PARTICIPATE IN ACTIVITIES
You may engage in social, religious, and community activities of your choice, unless your physician determines that such activity would be harmful to you.
TO KEEP YOUR POSSESSIONS
You may retain your personal possessions as space permits.
TO MARITAL PRIVILEGES
You are assured of privacy for visits with your spouse and may share a room with your spouse if you are both residents.
TO PURCHASE GOODS OR SERVICES
You may purchase or rent goods or services not included in your daily or monthly rate.
TO BE FULLY INFORMED
The residents are accepted without regard to their race, color, creed, National origin, sex, Veteran status or handicap.