2. Right to adequate care and treatment

A patient has the right to receive adequate care based on the patient’s individual medical needs. Additionally, a patient has the right to receive a complete medical and psychosocial evaluation when first admitted to the hospital. A patient has the right to information about his or her health status and available medication and treatment.


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