Each resident in a nursing home has the right to:
- Receive a contract outlining the rights and obligations of both the nursing home and the resident.
- Quality care which is appropriate to his or her needs.
- Participate in the formulation of his or her care plans and to be informed of all services that may be relevant to their needs regardless of their immediate availability.
- Full information about his or her own state of health and about available treatments.
- Maintain control over, and continue to make decisions about, the personal aspects of his or her daily life, financial affairs and possessions.
- Be consulted on, and to choose to have an input into, decisions about his or her living arrangements in the home.
- Exercise all of their civil and natural rights and to have access to services and activities which are generally available in the community.
- Live without being obliged to feel grateful to those providing his or her care and accommodation.
- Live in a safe, secure and homelike environment, and to move freely both within and outside the nursing home without undue/unnecessary restrictions.
- Maintain his or her personal independence, which includes a recognition of personal responsibility for his or her own actions or choices, including those within which there is a degree of personal risk.
- Take responsibility for their own personal affairs and to undertake daily living tasks of which they are capable.
- Be treated with dignity and respect.
- Be accepted as an individual and have his or her preferences taken into account.
- Be addressed in a form he or she is happy with.
Select and maintain family, social and personal relationships with any other person, both within and outside the nursing home.
- Freedom of speech.
- Protection from harm and exploitation.
Each resident in a nursing home has the responsibility to:
- Respect the rights and needs of other people in the nursing home and to respect the needs of the nursing home community as a whole.
- Respect the rights of staff and the proprietor to work in an environment which is free from harassment.
- Care for his or her own health and well being in so far as he or she is capable.
- Inform his or her General Practitioner, as far as he or she is able, about his or her medical history and his or her current state of health.
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