Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Patient Rights and Responsibilities


The Right to:

  • Access health records
  • Be represented, assisted and/or accompanied
  • Confidentiality
  • File a complaint
  • Give or refuse consent to services
  • Information
  • Participate in care decisions
  • Personal safety
  • Receive appropriate services
  • Receive care and services from professionals
  • Respect and dignity

Patient and Client Responsibilities

We count on our Patients to:

  • Be accountable for any costs associated with your care
  • Re responsible for your own actions
  • Communicate with your health care team
  • Keep yourself and others safe while respecting other property
  • Participate and be engaged in your care
  • Respect the hospital practices, policies and procedures
  • Treat others with dignity and respect
  • Use health care resources wisely