Care Home Guide
Finding the right care home for the elderly, adults with learning difficulties and mental health needs can be a daunting task.
Rashot Care Homes provides a very homely environment.
Listed below are Rashot Care Homes rights for the residents:
• Be called by the name of your choice.
• Care for yourself as far as you are able.
• Take personal responsibility for your own actions and expect all staff to
accept that a degree of risk is involved.
• Personal privacy at all times and a right to lock your own room door.
• Invite whoever you choose into your room.
• Have your dignity respected and to be treated as an individual.
• Receive an anti-discriminatory service which is responsive to your race, religion, culture, language, gender, sexuality, disability and age.
• Live your chosen lifestyle.
• Access your own personal records and information relating to decisions made with all staff that affect your life, and where necessary to be assisted with this.
• Take an active part in any decisions about daily living arrangements that affect your life.
• Access outside agencies of your choice e.g. doctor, optician, chiropodist etc.,
and where necessary to be assisted with this.
• Look after your own medicines, if you are able to do so.
• Control your own finances, if you are able to do so.
• Make personal life choices such as what food you eat and what time you get up and go to bed.
• Be involved in your own care plan and be involved in any formal reviews of your needs, which take place at regular intervals.
• Access a formal complaints procedure and to be represented by a friend, relative or adviser if necessary.
• Participate in voting at election.