|| Live in a safe and
|| Be treated with courtesy and
respect, recognizing the Resident’s dignity
and individuality, and to be free from all forms
of abuse and neglect.
||Be sheltered, fed, clothed (including daily clothing selection), groomed and cared for in a manner consistent with their needs.
||Be told who is responsible for
and who is providing their direct care.
|| Be afforded reasonable privacy
while being treated and cared for.
|| Keep in their room and display
personal possessions in keeping with safety, facility
requirements, and other Residents’ rights.
|| Have the opportunity to participate
fully in decision making for their care and safety,
and obtain an independent medical opinion concerning
any aspect of their care.
|| Receive appropriate assistance
in order to maintain their independence.
|| Communicate and meet with their
legal representative as often as necessary and in
private as desired.
|| Have a representative who will
be responsible and make decisions on their behalf
when they are unable to make them.
|| Participate in decision making
for the facility through the Resident Council.
|| Be free to communicate and visit
with friends, family and others in private if desired.
|| Exercise freedom of choice of
culture, religion, language and social activities.
|| Be informed of policies affecting
their care or quality of life and to be aware of
the procedure for initiating complaints/concerns.
|| Manage their own financial affairs
where they are able to do so.
|| Be given access to protected
areas outside the Centre in order to enjoy outdoor