You Have Rights as a Resident in a Long-Term Care Facility

You Have Rights as a Resident in a Long-Term Care Facility

Residents of nursing homes have rights that are guaranteed by the federal Nursing Home Reform Law. The law requires nursing homes to “promote and protect the rights of each resident” and stresses individual dignity and self-determinationOur mission is to protect the human and civil rights of Hawaii’s aging population who reside in licensed long-term care settings through the provision of culturally sensitive advocacy.
Residents Rights may vary by long-term care (LTC) setting and are subject to change based on state or federal laws.

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