Family Charter of Rights

The following statements are intended to reflect the needs and rights of families as partners in the delivery of mental health care for their loved ones at St. Joseph’s Health Care London. 

Families have the right to:

  • A mental health care program in which family involvement is valued and encouraged
  • Respect and understanding
  • Inclusion in the process of diagnosis, treatment and discharge planning of their loved one
  • Education about their loved one’s diagnosis 
  • The best treatments, practices and therapies that maximize recovery and rehabilitation for their loved one
  • Feedback between caregivers and professionals
  • Information on community resources and how to access them
  • A healing environment free of stigma
  • Caring staff who understand that the whole family is impacted by their loved ones’ mental illness

Created by the Family Advisory Council of St. Joseph’s Mental Health Care Programs

Last updated: Mon, 2017-07-17 11:39