Resident Rights in Long Term Care Facilities Essay
medications, and to see you own doctor. You also have the right to refuse medications and treatments.
• Resident Rights provide Protection and Respect for the Resident
o Respect: You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
o The Right to Dignity, Respect, and Freedom, including the right to:
· Be treated with the fullest measure of consideration, respect, and dignity;
· Be free from mental and physical abuse, corporal punishment, involuntary seclusion, and physical and chemical restraints;