Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.5
Rights of Nursing Home Patients

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.5-16

§ 23-17.5-16. Married patient.

If married, patients shall be assured privacy for visits by the spouse; if both are inpatients in the facility, they may share a room unless medically contraindicated per written order of the physician and subject to the availability of accommodations within the facility.

History of Section.
P.L. 1978, ch. 235, § 1.