Rights of the child

In addition to the rights of adult patients, the child is ENTITLED to:

  • respectful and individual attitudes;
  • the participation and presence of their parents in treatment;
  • fulfil significant physical and psychological needs – food, rest, sleep, heat and activity;
  • sustainable, supportive and caring treatment which observes the child's emotional and psychosocial needs (encouraging open communication and human relations);
  • express their feelings and fears freely;
  • monitor the situation and themselves as much as possible;
  • receive age-appropriate explanations of their treatment/tests (playing with dolls, drawing, descriptions etc.);
  • receive praise and rewards for good behaviour during treatment processes and difficult situations;
  • participate in decisions that affect the therapeutic process with their parents;
  • be in the hospital for as short a time as possible, if treatment after discharge is planned.
  • In the best interests of the children, normal incentives corresponding to their social, physical and emotional development can be used in treatment.