Agency Policies

It is the policy of Huckleberry House, Inc. that all members of our workforce will preserve the integrity and confidentiality of information about our clients while ensuring that we have sufficient information to provide the highest quality care. Huckleberry House will collect, use and disclose protected health information only in conformance with state and federal law and current client authorizations, as appropriate. Huckleberry House will not disclose protected health information unless the client (or his or her parent/guardian or his or her authorized representative) has properly permitted, consented to, or authorized the release, or the release is otherwise permitted by state or federal law. All members of Huckleberry House’s workforce must adhere to this policy. Violation of this policy is grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment, termination of association or affiliation with Huckleberry House, and criminal, civil, or professional sanctions in accordance with Huckleberry House’s policies and procedures.

 

A copy of the Authorization Form and the Notice of Disclosure and Notice of Prohibition on Redisclosure form will be placed in the client’s record by records room staff.

Your Rights At Huckleberry House

THE RIGHT TO DIGNITY AND RESPECT

  • Dignity, Respect, Autonomy, and Privacy
  • Service in a Humane Setting with the Greatest Possible Freedom

THE RIGHT TO INFORMED CHOICE AND TREATMENT

  • Information on Current/Suggested Services
  • Accept or Reject Any Service Offered
  • Current, Written Individual Service Plan
  • Active and Informed Participation
  • Consideration for Any Service even if Other Services are Refused
  • Advance Notice if Any Services are to be Discontinued
  • Clear Explanation of Denial of Any Service

THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM

  • From Unnecessary Medication
  • From Unnecessary Restraint or Seclusion
  • From Unusual or Dangerous Treatment