People with disabilities who live in institutions have rights under federal and state laws. These rights include:
- The right to due process when being committed to an institution;
- The right to humane, dignified, and respectful treatment, free from abuse and neglect, while in an institution; and,
- The right to appropriate discharge planning when leaving an institution.
Current MPAS information includes the following:
For additional information read about our priorities Eliminate Abuse and Neglect and Improve Rights Protection Systems
Watch here for future postings on institutional rights.