The right to enter the Home
initially on a trial basis during which nothing will be done to dispossess the individual of their previous accommodation.
The right to receive a contract
outlining the rights and obligations of both the Home and the Service User.
The right to have their social,
emotional and physical needs and wishes identified, acknowledged and met wherever possible with particular attention being
paid to those people in minorities.
Assessment & Review
The right to participate fully
in the formulation of their care plans and to be informed of all services that may be relevant to their needs (regardless
of their immediate availability).
Quality of Life
The right to live within a
safe and comfortable environment, within which social care practices support and stimulate in order to enable each individual
to enjoy their Life to the full.
The right to be treated in
such a manner as to allow the individual to retain dignity at all times.
right of individuals to be left alone or undisturbed and free from intrusion or public attention into their affairs.
The right to receive care that
provides adequate security to the individual, protecting them both from the 'behaviour of others’ and from any undue
danger created by their own behaviour or circumstances.
Independence & Choice
The right to make choices about
their own lifestyle and to exercise personal independence on all possible occasions, including those within which there is
a degree of personal risk.
Life in the Home
The right to be informed of
any matters likely to affect their life within the home and to participate fully in all decisions affecting their Home.
Access to information
The right to have access to their personal file.
The right to exercise all the civil and natural rights and to have access to all local services (health, leisure,
education and social services).
The right to maintain links with family, friends and other personal contacts from the past.
The right to take responsibility for their own personal affairs
(including the rights to manage their own finances and to administer their own medicines) and to undertake all those daily
living tasks of which they are capable.
The right to be represented by an advocate of their choice and the right to have access to a formal Complaints
Procedure (which includes the right to contact the Registration Authority direct).