Each and every patient at Western Reserve Hospital has:
A. Inform each patient (or support person, where appropriate) of his or her visitation rights, including any clinical restriction or limitation on such rights, when he or she is informed of his or her other rights under this section.
B. Inform each patient (or support person, where appropriate) of the right, subject to his or her consent, to receive the visitors whom he or she designates, including, but not limited to, a spouse, a domestic partner (including same sex domestic partner), another family member, or a friend, and his or her right to withdraw or deny such consent at any time.
C. Not restrict, limit, or otherwise deny visitation privileges on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.
D. Ensure that all visitors enjoy full and equal visitation privileges consistent with patient preferences.
Additionally: The patient's family has the right of informed consent of donation of organs and tissues.
A patient may initiate the grievance process by calling (330) 971-7115 and reporting the grievance. A patient may also report grievances to an outside peer review organization at:
Rock Run Center, 5700 Lombardo Center Drive Suite 100, Seven Hills, OH 44131, (800) 589-7337 www.ohiokepronic.com
Click here to download the Western Reserve Hospital Notice of Privacy Practice.