Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Patient Rights & Responsibilities

Akron Children's Hospital addresses each patient and family's unique needs by embracing a patient- and family-centered model of care. Patients or their medical decision-makers are informed of their rights and responsibilities at the initial point of service, and as needed thereafter.

The patient's medical decision-makers assume responsibility for patient rights and responsibilities if the patient's age or medical condition does not allow the patient to assume these rights and responsibilities.

Patient and Family Rights

Patients, parents and medical decision-makers are entitled to the following rights as major participants in the patient- and family-centered care model of care delivery at Children's:

Patient Rights & Responsibilities

Patient and Family Responsibilities
To help ensure the best possible healthcare is provided, patients, parents and medical decision-makers have the following responsibilities as a major participant in the patient- and family-centered care model of care delivery at Children's:

These patient and family rights and responsibilities are a summary of the hospital policy that outlines these rights and responsibilities in greater detail. To review this document, contact your care provider.


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