- You have the right to be treated in a considerate, courteous and respectful manner that fully recognizes your dignity, individuality, and cultural background.
- You have the right to confidentiality of all information regarding your medical condition and status, treatment and prognosis, and personal history.
- You have the right to be cared for in a safe environment.
- You have the right to ask if your caregiver has washed their hands. You have the right to know the names and profession of the healthcare providers involved in your care.
- You have the right to receive relevant information about your medical condition including diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, in terms and language that you are able to understand.
- You have the right to receive all information necessary to give informed consent to any anticipated diagnostic or treatment intervention, including the known risk involved, existing alternatives to the proposed care or treatment, and cost where applicable. In the case of children or incompetent adults, this information will be given to the patient's guardian or next of kin.
- You have the right to refuse treatment and to be informed of the health risks of this decision.
- You are expected to participate with all caregivers in your treatment and rehabilitation.
- You are responsible for providing accurate information about your circumstances.
- You are responsible for the consequences of refusing treatment.
- You are expected to be considerate of all those providing care.
- You are expected to be considerate of other patients.
- You are expected to observe hospital rules and regulations.
- You are responsible for your personal property and valuables.
- You are expected to make arrangements for discharge when the attending physician decides that discharge is appropriate.
- You are expected to accept responsibility for all uninsured financial obligations incurred in your care.
- You are responsible for voicing any concerns regarding care firstly, to your healthcare providers, or to the Patient Representative if necessary.