The right to be treated with respect
The right to freedom from discrimination, coercion, harassment and exploitation
The right to dignity and independence
The right to services of an appropriate standard
The right to effective communication
The right to be fully informed
The right to make an informed choice and give informed consent
The right to support
Rights in respect of teaching and research
The right to complain
Further information about the Code of Rights can be found at the HDC Website.
This website also provides information on how to make a complaint via the office of the Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC).
Clients can also seek the support of the independent Advocacy Service.