Wynn Park Villa believes that residents have the right to:
Privacy and Respect
- Residents will be treated with dignity in a manner that is courteous, considerate and recognizes each resident’s status as an adult.
- Residents will receive privacy when receiving counselling, treatments or personal care.
- Residents will be provided with assurance that all personal and financial information will be kept confidential.
- Residents may view the facility as home and decorate their space with personal effects within the parameters of space and safety.
- Participate or refuse to participate in all internal or external polls, research or surveys after these have been adequately explained.
- Residents will receive care regardless of one’s financial or medical status, culture, religion, color or creed.
- Residents will have access to programs that reflect unmet needs such as spiritual, physical, social, emotional or recreational.
- Residents have the right to refuse medical treatment and medications and to be informed of the consequences of refusal provided that refusal does not endanger health of the other residents.
- Residents have the right to proper food, shelter, clothing and personal care that is reflective of special needs and administered in a safe and clean environment.
Free From Abuse
- Residents are free to form and enjoy relationships without hindrance or embarrassment.
- Residents will express their views freely without fear of reprisal.
- Residents will live in an environment free from abuse.
Freedom of Communication and Association
- Residents may access information as to who is responsible for and who is providing care.
- Residents have the right to communicate in confidence, to receive visitors and to consult in private with any person as long as the visit is a benefit to the resident and falls within legal parameters.
- Residents may participate in Residents counsel.
- Residents may voice grievances and complaints.
Freedom of Activity
- Residents will not be restrained physically or chemically except as authorized by a physician for a specific time frame to protect others from harm.
- Residents have the right to have their personal possessions with them within reason.
- Residents have the right to develop interests and skills that promote their independence.
Freedom of Work
- Residents have the right to seek work in the community if they are able. Residents/Power of Attorneys/substitute Decision Makers must understand that the financial support they receive may be impacted by the financial rewards of working.
- Residents have the right to manage their finances if they are able.
Freedom from Unreasonable Transfer or Discharge
- Residents have the right to be kept informed about policies and procedures that govern the home.
- Residents have the right not to be transferred to another facility without prior knowledge and involvement.