South County Hospital

Patient Rights & Responsibilities

401 788-1467, Performance Improvement


At South County Hospital, your care is guided by the values of caring, respect, integrity, collaboration, excellence. Our policy is to treat all patients with dignity, respect and courtesy.

Patients or their designated representatives are involved in decisions regarding the care that we deliver to the extent that this is practical and possible. We also seek to inform you about options to care and the risks associated with the care you seek. We always seek to understand and respect your objectives for care.

We hope the mutual understanding of these rights and responsibilities will contribute to the best possible patient care and satisfaction. By state law, the following information is posted in all public areas of the hospital.

Patient Rights
Patient Responsibilities