Patient Rights and Responsibilities
Every patient will be treated with dignity and respect.
Services will not be denied to any patient on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, duration of residence, or any kind of disability.
Every patient will receive appropriate care and treatment, using an individualized treatment plan, employing accepted methods and approaches most appropriate for specific problems and needs identified.
Every patient is expected to actively participate in the development or modification of their individual treatment plan.
Every patient will be informed of any alternative treatment methods available, if any.
Every patient will be informed of risks associated with the treatment to be undertaken.
Every patient can refuse proposed treatment, which the patient does not wish to receive.
Every patient is expected to arrive on time for appointments, free of alcohol and/or illicit substances.
Every patient may terminate services at any time upon their written or verbal request.
Sunstone Psychiatric, LLC reserves the right to terminate the provider-patient relationship under the following conditions:
When Sunstone Psychiatric, LLC services may no longer be beneficial to you;
When another professional might be of better service;
When payment is not received;
When a patient misses two consecutive appointments without 24 hours notice or frequently missed appointments;
When a patient does not actively participate with the recommended treatment plan;
If patient or patient’s family member/significant-other are hostile or aggressive, or cause any disruption in our work space