(210 ILCS 9/95)
    Sec. 95. Resident rights. No resident shall be deprived of any rights, benefits, or privileges guaranteed by law, the Constitution of the State of Illinois, or the Constitution of the United States solely on account of his or her status as a resident of an establishment, nor shall a resident forfeit any of the following rights:
        (1) the right to retain and use personal property
and a place to store personal items that is locked and secure;
        (2) the right to refuse services and to be advised of
the consequences of that refusal;
        (3) the right to respect for bodily privacy and
dignity at all times, especially during care and treatment;
        (4) the right to the free exercise of religion;
        (5) the right to privacy with regard to mail, phone
calls, and visitors;
        (6) the right to uncensored access to the State
Ombudsman or his or her designee;
        (7) the right to be free of retaliation for
criticizing the establishment or making complaints to appropriate agencies;
        (8) the right to be free of chemical and physical
        (9) the right to be free of abuse or neglect or to
refuse to perform labor;
        (10) the right to confidentiality of the resident's
medical records;
        (11) the right of access and the right to copy the
resident's personal files maintained by the establishment;
        (12) the right to 24 hours access to the
        (13) the right to a minimum of 90-days notice of a
planned establishment closure;
        (14) the right to a minimum of 30-days notice of an
involuntary residency termination, except where the resident poses a threat to himself or others, or in other emergency situations, and the right to appeal such termination; and
        (15) the right to a 30-day notice of delinquency and
at least 15 days right to cure delinquency.
(Source: P.A. 91-656, eff. 1-1-01.)