October is the designated month to honor Residents and their rights. The Resident’s Rights are guaranteed by the Federal Law – 1987 Nursing Home Reform Act. The law requires nursing homes to promote and protect the rights of each resident. There are 27 listed rights, do you know them? Do you honor and promote them?
We as activity professionals need to be the ones to assure that our residents are provided quality care and quality of life! The Resident’s Rights are the bases for just that. I believe we need to promote these in our everyday interactions with residents . . .
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