Resident Rights, March 26, 2015

(2015) Resident Rights, March 26, 2015. Aging, Department of (Elder Affairs, Department of)

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Abstract

Resident rights are guaranteed by the Federal 1987 Nursing Home Reform Law and Iowa Code. It requires long-term care facilities to promote and protect the rights of residents and places a strong emphasis on individual dignity and self-determination. Staff shall provide privacy and maintain dignity and respect. Residents shall be free from abuse and restraints. Residents may participate in planning of care and medical treatment.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Ombudsman, residents, rights, nursing home, facility, restraint, privacy, advocacy, reform Law, Iowa code, long-term, abuse, old, aging, elderly, frail,
Subjects: Federal government > Federal laws
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Nursing homes and assisted living facilities
Social issues and programs > Aging
Social issues and programs > Civil and human rights
ID Code: 22890
Deposited By: Pat Wyatt
Deposited On: 24 Oct 2016 13:48
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2016 13:48
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22890