Resident Advocacy
 

  1. You and/or your appointed representative shall be encouraged and supported to participate in the planning and evaluation of programs and services;
  2. You and/or your appointed representative shall be informed of opportunities to participate in your own interdisciplinary care conferences;

  3. You and/or your appointed representative shall be encouraged to participate in the assessment, planning, provision and evaluation of your care;

  4. With your consent, your representative shall have access to and an explanation of your plan of care and shall receive assistance to read and understand the record;

    Note: If you are unable to give consent, the person who is lawfully authorized to 
    make decisions regarding personal care shall have access to your plan of care.

  5. You shall be informed of advocacy/support agencies which can assist you in promoting your rights;

  6. You shall be assisted in accessing advocacy/support agencies according to your requests.