Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.5
Rights of Nursing Home Patients

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.5-8

§ 23-17.5-8. Grievances.

Patients shall be encouraged and assisted to voice their grievances through a documented grievance mechanism established by the facility, involving patients, staff, and relatives of patients, which will insure patients’ freedom from restraints, interference, coercion, discrimination, or reprisal.

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