Charter of Residents’ Rights and Responsibilities


Each resident of Castlerea has the right:

  • to quality care which is appropriate to their individual needs;
  • to be treated with dignity and respect, and to live without exploitation, abuse or neglect;
  • to live in a safe, secure and homelike environment;
  • to continue their cultural and religious practices and to retain the language of their choice, without discrimination;
  • to maintain their personal independence, and to continue making decisions about, the personal aspects of their daily life, financial affairs and possessions;
  • to be involved in the activities, associations and friendships of their choice, both within and outside Castlerea;
  • to be consulted on, and to choose to have input into, decisions about the living arrangements at Castlerea;
  • to have access to information about their rights, care, accommodation, and any other information which relates to them personally;
  • to complain and to take action to resolve disputes;

Each resident of Castlerea has the responsibility:

  • to respect the rights and needs of other people at Castlerea;
  • to behave politely to the other residents, staff and visitors at Castlerea;
  • to keep themselves clean and tidy with any necessary assistance from staff;
  • to care for their own health and well-being, as far as they are able;
  • To keep their bedroom clean and tidy with any necessary assistance from staff;
  • To help around the house as far as they are able;