Patient Responsibilities

The responsibility of a hospital patient/legal representative, or when appropriate, a family member, includes but is not limited to the following: 

  • To provide information that facilitates your care, treatment and services.
  • To ask questions or acknowledge when you do not understand the treatment course or care decisions.
  • To follow instructions, policies, rules and regulations in place to support quality for patients and a safe environment for all individuals in the hospital.
  • To support mutual consideration and respect by maintaining civil language and conduct in your interactions with staff and licensed independent practitioners.
  • To meet financial obligations.