OCR Resolves Complaints after CT and Private Hospital Safeguard Rights Persons with Disabilities

In an agreement and coordination with the Office Civil Rights, DDS, DPH and the Governor’s Office; DPH has issued an order to allow patients with disabilities in hospitals (as defined in the order) to have a designated support person with them to support their disability related needs.


For a copy of the order please see the following: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Coronavirus/20200609-DPH-Order-regarding-patients-with-disabilities-in-health-care-facilities.pdf   


To read the press release issued by the Office of Civil Rights please see the following: https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2020/06/09/ocr-resolves-complaints-after-state-connecticut-private-hospital-safeguard-rights-persons.html