Patient Rights & Elder Rights
TAD-Resource believes that every person, including elders, have the right to make choices and to control the decisions in their lives that align with their values. This right to self-determination includes decisions about where to live, decisions about work, and healthcare. A person's rights includes being able to be involved in all decisions about treatment preferences based on their values and wishes. Patient's unable to speak for themselves have the legal right to an advocate.
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