Inpatient and/or *Residential Rights

To be interviewed and examined in surroundings to assure reasonable visual and auditory privacy.

To have a person of the same gender present during physical exams.

To have free use of common areas, private phone conversations (unless contradictory to your treatment plan), and safe and secure areas for personal possessions.*

To have visitors within the limit of your treatment plan.* (children under 12 restricted from Inpatient Unit)

To send personal mail, unopened, and receive mail which may be opened in presence of staff.*

To be free from seclusion/restraint, unless used as a last resort to protect you or others from injury.

To participate or refuse to participate in cultural, educational, religious, community services, and vocational/recreational activity, if offered and appropriate.*

To be informed about emergency policies/procedures and program rules.*

To share a room with your spouse or have privacy for visits.