It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this chapter to expressly set forth fundamental human rights which all patients shall be entitled to in a skilled nursing, intermediate care facility, or hospice facility, as defined in Section 1250, and to ensure that patients in such facilities are advised of their fundamental rights and the obligations of the facility.
(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 673, Sec. 6. (SB 135) Effective January 1, 2013.)