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WAC 388-850-050

Client rights—Notification of client.

(1) All agencies providing services under the act shall post a statement of client rights. Such statement shall inform the client of the client's right to:
(a) Be treated with dignity;
(b) Be protected from invasion of privacy;
(c) Have information about him/her treated confidentially;
(d) Actively participate in the development or modification of his/her treatment program;
(e) Be provided treatment in accordance with accepted quality-of-care standards and which is responsive to his/her best interests and particular needs;
(f) Review his/her treatment records with the therapist at least bimonthly: Provided, That information confidential to other individuals shall not be reviewed by the client;
(g) Be fully informed regarding fees to be charged and methods for payment.
(2) Clients shall be informed of their rights pursuant to WAC 388-865-0515 upon admission to inpatient service.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.16.010, 71A.16.030, 71A.12.030, chapter 71A.20 RCW, RCW 72.01.090, and 72.33.125. WSR 02-16-014, § 388-850-050, filed 7/25/02, effective 8/25/02. WSR 99-19-104, recodified as § 388-850-050, filed 9/20/99, effective 9/20/99; Order 1142, § 275-25-755, filed 8/12/76.]
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