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Charter of Rights & Responsibilities for older persons in residential care facilities in Anguilla 2014

Anguilla Ministry of Health and Social Development Country Resources Older Persons General Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Anguilla, United Kingdom 1 December 2012 Policy document human rights, residential care

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It is required that any person admitted to a residential care facility for Older Persons must be advised of his/her personal rights. Facilities are also required to post these rights in areas accessible to the public.

The facility staff or resident’s representative must explain these rights in a manner appropriate to the resident’s ability.

The resident and/or authorized representative also has the right to receive a complete copy of the originally signed form. This copy shall be maintained in the resident’s file, which is maintained by the facility.

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