Denturist Association of Manitoba

Patients Bill of Rights

  1. The patient has the right to considerate and respectful care.

  2. The patient has the right to obtain from the denturist complete current information concerning diagnosis, treatment and prognosis in terms the patient can be reasonably expected to understand.

  3. The patient has the right to receive from the denturist information necessary to give informed consent prior to the start of any procedure and/or treatment. The patient has the right to be informed of significant alternatives for dental care or treatment, where they exist.

  4. The patient has the right to refuse treatment to the extent permitted by law, and to be informed of the consequences of those actions.

  5. The patient has the right to every consideration of privacy concerning the patient’s own oral cavity care program. Case discussion, consultation, examination, and treatment, as well as all communications and records, are confidential

  6. The patient has the right to expect that within their capacity, a denturist must make reasonable response to the request of a patient for services.

  7. The patient has the right to obtain information as to any relationship of the denturist to educational institutions insofar as the patient’s care is concerned.

  8. The patient has the right to be advised if the denturist proposes to engage in or perform any experimental denture appliance affecting the patient’s care or treatment. The patient has the right to refuse to participate in such research projects.

  9. The patient has the right to expect reasonable continuity of care. The patient has the right to know in advance appointment times and the denturist’s availability. The patient has the right to expect that the denturist will provide a mechanism whereby the patient is informed by the denturist or a delegate of the denturist of the patient’s continuing denture care requirements following discharge.

  10. The patient has the right to examine and receive an explanation of the statement of monies owing regardless of source of payment.


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The Denturist Association of Manitoba is a member of the Denturist Association of Canada, and the International Federation of Denturists. Our mission is to move the profession of Denturism forward through education, member support and by promoting the profession to the public.
CONTACT

Denturist Association of Manitoba
P.O. Box 69012
RPO Tuxedo Park
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2G9
Phone: (204) 897-1087
Fax: (204) 488-2872
administrator@denturistmb.org
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