340:100-3-11. Right to refuse services
DDSD clients or their legal representatives maintain the right to refuse services.
- (1) Clients and their legal representatives are advised of any risks accompanying exercise of the right to refuse services.
- (2) Clients or their legal representatives are advised of the option of terminating participation in a specific program or DDSD services when following extensive counseling efforts, it is documented that exercise of this right precludes the delivery of habilitation services.
- (A) Documentation reveals extensive interdisciplinary team consideration of, and attempts to initiate, alternatives resolving concerns expressed by the client/legal representative.
- (B) Consumers maintain the right to a Fair Hearing as provided by DHS rules and are advised of procedures for exercising this right.
- (3) Appropriate legal resolutions are sought when it is determined that the exercise of the right to refuse services by an adult client, who has not been determined incapacitated to act on his/her own behalf, presents a significant risk to the individual or others, as defined by Oklahoma statutes.