We at Madelia Health consider you a partner in your health care. Effective health care requires collaboration between patients, physicians and healthcare professionals. Open and honest communication, respect for personal and professional values and sensitivity to differences are integral to optimal patient care. Each patient, family physician and caregiver needs to understand his/her rights and responsibilities. We strive to ensure a health care environment that respects the role of patients in decisions about treatment choices and to the aspects of their care. Each patient is an individual and we are sensitive to cultural, racial, linguistic, religious, age, gender and other differences as well as needs of persons with disabilities. Each patient will be treated with the same respect and dignity, our employees focus is on maintaining your confidentiality and privacy rights and will be the absolute foundation of their behavior at all times.
In accordance with the philosophy of Madelia Health and furtherance of our nations’ commitment to end discrimination, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1964, the Minnesota Unfair Discriminatory Practices Act, and other State or Federal law and regulations properly issued there under to end discrimination, it is the policy of this facility that: “No person, solely by reason of his/her race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, handicap or status with regard to public assistance, disability or age, shall be denied benefits, or otherwise subjected to discrimination in admission, access to treatment or employment in any of its programs or activities except as required or permitted by law.” The administrator and CEO of this facility is the designated individual responsible for coordination of the program and procedure implementation of the policy.