Patient, Resident and Home Care Bill of Rights

This page provides a list of documents with state and federal rights for people receiving health services in various care settings and in community settings. The documents are available in various languages and are available in regular or large print.

We are working hard to keep the information current in the documents linked to this page. It is important to check the Updates section of this page for changes before downloading documents for printing. If the corrections have not been made to the original files, please correct any printed copies before distribution.

ENGLISH Document
Regular Print
Large Print
  Minnesota Patient Bill of Rights (Hospitals) Rev.7/07 Regular Print Large Print
  Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes) Rev.7/07 Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights Rev.7/07 Regular Print Large Print
  Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care Rev.7/07 Regular Print Large Print
  Combined Hospice Bill of Rights New 12/08 Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Hospice Bill of Rights Rev.7/07 Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Outpatient Surgical Center Patient's Bill of Rights Rev. 7/07 Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights for Assisted Living  Rev. 7/07 Regular Print Large Print
  Combined Bill of Rights for Assisted Living Clients Rev. 7/07 Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Bill of Rights for Home Care Services Exempted from Licensure  New 03/09 Regular Print Large Print
SPANISH Document
Regular Print
Large Print
  Minnesota Patient Bill of Rights (Hospitals) Regular Print Large Print
  Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes) Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights Regular Print Large Print
  Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care Regular Print Large Print
HMONG Document
Regular Print
Large Print
  Minnesota Patient Bill of Rights (Hospitals) Regular Print Large Print
  Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes) Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights Regular Print Large Print
  Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care Regular Print Large Print
SOMALI Document
Regular Print
Large Print
  Minnesota Patient Bill of Rights (Hospitals) Regular Print Large Print
  Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes) Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights Regular Print Large Print
  Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care Regular Print Large Print
RUSSIAN Document
Regular Print
Large Print
  Minnesota Patient Bill of Rights (Hospitals) Regular Print Large Print
  Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes) Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights Regular Print Large Print
  Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care Regular Print Large Print
LAOTIAN Document
Regular Print
Large Print
  Minnesota Patient Bill of Rights (Hospitals) Regular Print Large Print
  Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes) Regular Print Large Print
  Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights Regular Print Large Print
  Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care Regular Print Large Print

The information on this page is classified public and can be freely printed and distributed.

Updates

October 2001

Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes) also known as Your Rights Under the Combined Federal and Minnesota Resident Bill of Rights

Telephone Numbers--DHS Surveillance & Integrity Review Services
(800) 657-3750 or (651) 296-2680 (Metro)

This information is located at the end of the document in the Resource area.
Corrections have been made to the English version only.

Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights--Address and telephone number changes.
Corrections to English version only.

Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care--Address and telephone changes, and the addition of two paragraphs at the end of the document.
Corrections to English version only.

January 2002

Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care and the Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights--
Item # 12--Please note the correct citation number is 144.335. Corrections have been made to the English versions, Large and Small Print. It has not been corrected on the versions in other languages, which include: Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Russian, and Laotian.

September 2003

Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights--Expanded to include entire text of Interpretation and Enforcement of Rights.  Effective 9/24/03. Corrections have been made to the English versions, Large and Small Print. It has not been corrected on the versions in other languages, which include: Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Russian, and Laotian.

September 2004

Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights-- Revised Effective 9/4/04 to exclude reference to hospice statutes. Corrections have been made to the English versions, Large and Small Print. It has not been corrected on the versions in other languages, which include: Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Russian, and Laotian.

Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care -- Revised Effective 9/4/04. Corrections have been made to the English versions, Large and Small Print. It has not been corrected on the versions in other languages, which include: Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Russian, and Laotian.

March 2009

Minnesota Bill of Rights for Home Care Services - English Version - Regular and Large Print.

Contact Information

If you wish to discuss translation concerns about the Bill of Rights documents, please contact:

Mary Cahill
Minnesota Department of Health
Compliance Monitoring Division
P.O. Box 64900
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0900

Telephone: 651-201-4101
Fax: 651-201-3702

For information about the Bill of Rights' provisions and the use in the facilities, please contact:

Mary Absolon, Program Manager
Licensing and Certification Section
Compliance Monitoring Division
P.O. Box 64900
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0900

Telephone: 651-201-4101
Fax: 651-201-4110

 

Updated Monday, 14-Oct-2013 12:32:33 CDT