Amputee Rights

• Receive clear, complete information about your surgery, medical care and therapy.
• Take part in decisions affecting your health and well-being.
• Be involved in developing your plan of care.
• Set goals for what you want to achieve.
• Set goals for your physical and emotional well-being.
• Set goals for preventing other health conditions that may result from your amputation, including further surgery.
• Receive support from a certified peer visitor.
• Be informed about funding for your healthcare including prosthetics and other devices.
• Be informed about returning to work and opportunities for recreation.
• Be informed about prosthetic and orthotic services, healthcare products and new technology.
• Select a qualified prosthetist and other healthcare providers.
• Ask for help when you are unhappy with healthcare products or the care you receive.

You have the responsibility to:

• Stay informed about healthcare products and services.
• Learn about healthcare products and services that are appropriate, safe and effective for you.
• Express concerns about quality of care, billing practices, and healthcare products or services.
• To freely choose your prosthetist, healthcare providers and your type/style of rehabilitation.

Covid-19 updates - as of June 8th, 2020.
Award Prosthetics is fully operational during Covid-19 and our business hours remain the same. To ensure that your visit is as safe as possible, we ask all clients to book an appointment, as we are not accepting walk-in clients.