Nursing home residents have rights and protections under the law. Residents have the right to be informed about their medical condition, medications, to see their own doctor and the right to refuse medications and treatments. www.medicare.gov/resources/resident-rights.html

• A Guide to Your Rights as a Resident of a Nursing Facility in the State of North Dakota. https://www.nd.gov/dhs/info/pubs/docs/nursing-facility-resident-rights.pdf
• Minnesota Department of Health, Combined Federal and State Bill of Rights for Residents in Medicare/Medicaid Certified Skilled Nursing Facilities or Nursing Facilitieshttp://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/consumerinfo/combinedbor_eng_reg.pdf
• South Dakota Long Term Care Facility, Resident’s Bill of Rights. https://dss.sd.gov/docs/asa/longtermcarefacilities.pdf