STAYTON
How can we help you today?

Patient's ResponsibilitiesEmbrace Health




For Additional Information,
Please call the Hospital's
Direct Number: 503 769 2175

Santiam Hospital Chaplain Services

As a patient of Santiam Hospital and Medical Clinics (“Hospital”), you will have the Following Responsibilities:


With regard to Information Provision and Comprehension,

  • you will be responsible for provision, to the best of your knowledge, of accurate and complete information about your present health concerns, past illnesses, hospitalizations, medications, and other health matters
  • you will be responsible for report to a provider responsible for your care about both unexpected changes in your condition and suboptimal understanding about the anticipated course of your treatment
  • you will be responsible for requesting clarification about details of your care plan if you do not completely understand such details

With regard to Compliance with Care Plan Instructions,

  • you will be responsible for following the recommended treatment plan by following instructions from providers and nurses as the plan is carried out, provider orders are implemented, and applicable Hospital rules are enforced
  • you will be responsible for both keeping appointments and, when unable to keep an appointment, notifying the Hospital or applicable provider about such inability at least twenty-four hours before the appointment

With regard to Refusal of Treatment, you will be responsible for consequences of your action if you refuse the recommended treatment plan or you do not follow provider instructions.


With regard to Consideration and Respect of Others,

  • you will be responsible for respecting rights of other patients and of Hospital staff members
  • you will be responsible for respecting Hospital property and property of other people
  • you will be responsible for refraining from use of derogatory, discriminatory, profane, or threatening behavior and language
  • you will be responsible for observing Hospital rules that pertain to noise control and limitation on visitor number

With regard to Hospital Rules,

  • you will be responsible for observing Hospital rules about patient care and conduct
  • you will be responsible for timely fulfillment of your financial obligations to the Hospital not covered by payment from a third party