Patient Responsibilities

You are responsible for:

  • Being considerate of other patients and personnel and for assisting in the control of noise, smoking and other distractions.
  • Respecting the property of others and facility.
  • Identifying any patient safety concerns.
  • Observing prescribed rules of the facility during your stay and treatment.
  • Providing a responsible adult to transport you home from the facility and remain with you for 24 hours if required by your provider.
  • Report whether you clearly understand the planned course of treatment and what is expected of you and asking questions when you do not understand your care, treatment, or service, or what you are expected to do.
  • Keeping appointments and, when unable to do so for any reason, notifying the facility and physician.
  • Providing caregivers with the most accurate and complete information regarding present complaints, past illnesses and hospitalizations, medications-including over the counter products and dietary supplements-and any allergies or sensitivities, unexpected changes in your condition or any other patient health matters.
  • Promptly fulfilling your financial obligations to the facility, including charges not covered by insurance.
  • Payment to facility for copies of the medical records you may request.
  • Informing your providers about any living will, medical power of attorney, or other advance directive that could affect your care.