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Patient’s Responsibility

The patient, as represented by the parents or legal guardians, shall fulfill all the responsibilities listed below:

The parent or legal guardian shall ensure that he or she knows and understands what a patient’s rights are and shall exercise those rights RESPONSIBLY and REASONABLY.

The parent or legal guardian shall provide accurate and complete information which the health professional requires about patient’s health and his/her ability to pay for health services being sought.

The parent or legal guardian shall ensure that he/she fully understands all procedures, investigations and treatment before declining to accept it for the patient. The parent or legal guardian shall insist upon explanations that are adequate and consult with all relevant and competent persons before reaching a decision.

The parent or legal guardian shall accept all consequences of his/her own informed decisions for the patient.

The parent or legal guardian follows the prescribed and agreed treatment plan and conscientiously comply with all instructions for the benefit of the patient.