Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-6-804 - Rights of Clients

Current through Register Vol. 27, No. 52, December 24, 2021

In addition to the rights required in R6-6-102, the licensee shall uphold and safeguard the rights of residents consistent with applicable federal and state laws, including A.R.S. § 36-551.01, unless legally restricted or addressed in the ISPP in accordance with R6-6-901 et seq. In addition to those rights specifically stated in statute, rights shall include, at a minimum:

1. The right to be free from personal and financial exploitation;
2. The right to a safe, clean, and humane physical environment;
3. The right to own and have free access to personal property;
4. The right to associate with persons of the client's own choosing;
5. The right to participate in social, religious, educational, cultural, and community activities;
6. The right to manage personal financial affairs and to be taught to do so;
7. The right to the least amount of physical assistance necessary to accomplish a task;
8. The right to privacy including during treatment and care of personal needs and with regard to written correspondence, telephone communication, and visitations;
9. The right to have care for personal needs provided, except in cases of emergency, by a direct care staff of the gender chosen by the responsible person. This choice shall be specified in the ISPP;
10. The right to be treated with dignity and respect; and
11. The right to be provided choices and to express preferences which will be respected and accepted.

Notes

Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-6-804
Adopted effective August 30, 1994, under an exemption from the provisions of A.R.S. Title 41, Chapter 6 (Supp. 94-3).

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