Human Rights

Under the Health and Disability Code of Rights (1996), you have the right:

  • To be treated with respect
  • To freedom from discrimination, coercion, harassment and exploitation
  • To dignity and independence
  • To services of an appropriate standard
  • To effective communication
  • To be fully informed
  • To make an informed choice and give informed consent
  • To support
  • To complain
  • To have an advocate


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