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Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

 

Sincerely, A Child

I have the right to…

  • Be seen as a child first, and then as a patient
  • Be called by name
  • Know who you are, what you are doing and why
  • Have your full attention when you are with me
  • Be treated as a unique individual with my own abilities, culture, spirituality and language
  • Have my privacy respected
  • Be prepared for procedures and how I may feel afterwards
  • Have my suggestions heard
  • Share my feelings
  • Have a support person with me
  • Know my choices when my caregiver is not available

I have the responsibility to…

  • Be respectful of providers
  • Be honest and open with providers
  • Ask questions so that I understand
  • Learn about my treatment plan
  • Be involved in making decisions about my care
  • Maintain healthy habits
  • Play, learn and be a kid

For more information:

Please see the complete Bill of Rights and Responsibilities document (PDF)
Child and Youth Advisory Council

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