A Hospice patient’s Bill of Rights

bill of rights

A Hospice patient’s Bill of Rights

I have the right to die the way I  choose to.

I have the right to all the information about my disease/condition that is collected by my
medical team.

I have the right to the relief of pain and other suffering.

I have the right to full informed consent about every
treatment option.

I have the right to express my end of life wishes.

I have the right to be heard.

I have the right to have my express desires honored.

I have the right to complete my end of life tasks by being
provided necessary information to do this.

I have the right to be attended by the people I wish at my
bedside.

I have the right to die a good death.

About Amy Getter

MS, RN, CHPN
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