Patient Bill Of Rights

Sound Dental Care will provide a copy of the Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities to each patient upon admission. The Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities shall be discussed with the patient and/or the patient’s family and/or other responsible party, with documentation of receipt and understanding of the information. Copies of the Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities will be made available to anyone requesting a copy.

The Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities shall address, at a minimum, the following:

Sound Dental Care distributes a statement of patient responsibilities that includes, but is not limited to:

For a minor or a patient needing assistance in understanding these rights, both the patient and the parent, legal guardian, or other responsible person must be fully informed of these rights.

All staff members will understand and be able to discuss the Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities with the patient and caregiver(s). Each staff member will receive training during orientation and attend annual in-service education on the Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.