W. Va. Code R. § 64-74-4 - General Rights

4.1. A consumer with behavioral health needs has the following general rights:
4.1.a. The right not to be discriminated against because of the receipt of behavioral health services.
4.1.b. The right to exercise his or her civil rights, except as abrogated by court order or for the reasons provided in this rule;
4.1.c. The right to be informed of these rules and, if an inpatient in a behavioral health service, the right to be given a copy of them;
4.1.d. The right of a consumer, who resides in congregate living arranged for by a behavioral health service provider, to be housed with other consumers of similar age and need unless otherwise specified in the consumer's individualized program plan or treatment plan;
4.1.e. The right to privacy and the right to move about freely, unless his or her safety or the safety of others is threatened;
4.1.f. The right not to be deprived of any right as punishment or for clinical reasons, except when an incident occurs related to the exercise of a right, the right may be deprived for clinical reasons, but only for as long as is necessary to permit correction of a situation; and
4.1.g. The right of a consumer receiving care and treatment to receive it in accordance with accepted behavioral health and medical practice standards.


W. Va. Code R. § 64-74-4

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