Patients Bill of Rights

  • The patient has the right to considerate and respectful care.
  • The patient has the right to obtain, from their therapist, complete, current information concerning their treatment in terms the patient can reasonably be expected to understand.
  • The patient has the right to receive information to make an informed choice prior to the administration of any treatment.
  • The patient has the right to refuse any treatment.
  • The patient has the right to privacy concerning their own wellness/therapeutic treatment program, limited only by state statutes, rules or regulations.
  • The patient has the right to be advised if the therapist intends to engage in any research or experimentation process while administering therapeutic treatments.
  • The patient has the right to refuse to participate in research.
  • The patient has the right to be treated fairly and humanely without consideration of race, gender, social or economic status.
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