Individual Rights: What’s your role?

  • You should carefully read the human rights policy of the agency for which you work. List any questions and discuss them with your supervisor.
  • Immediately report suspected abuse, neglect or human rights violations according to your agency’s policy.
  • Talk with your supervisor and family/representatives as needed regarding decisions that directly affect the health and safety of a person.
  • Work with your supervisor and the person’s team to figure out acceptable risk with the person and his or her family, authorized representative or legal guardian.