Resident Charter at Generals Meadow
We will use the best endeavors to ensure that each person in our care is entitled to:
- Receive care based on individual needs and informed choice with account being taken of physical, mental, social, cultural and spiritual well-being from appropriately skilled staff.
- Be treated with dignity, respect, compassion and kindness irrespective of gender color, creed, culture, health status or any other factors which can result in wrongful discrimination. Be cared for in a clean and safe environment, which meets individual needs for privacy and comfort.
- Be addressed as desired.
- Receive visitors at any reasonable time.
- Be informed on arrangements for and any changes proposed in care provision, daily living or accommodation; to have access to their personal records; to expect details of their condition to be confidential, and to choose whom else knows about their condition.
- Feel part of the community and to have opportunities to take part in recreational and leisure activities
- Continue to live with as much independence as possible commensurate with their safety and that of others, so that everyday life is not eclipsed by the need for care.
- Have good relationships with staff and friends of Generals Meadow.
- Choose a doctor, dentist, optician and chiropodist.
- Have the support of an independent advocate of his or her own choice if so desired.
- Manage their own financial and personal affairs whenever possible.
- Have access to a telephone if they do not require there own private line in their room.
- Choose to move to another home.
- Bring personal belongings into the home within the requirements of Health, Safety and Fire Regulations.
- Have access to a formal complaints procedure.