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.

Quality Care

  • 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.

Manage Finances

  • 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.