27A-8 VOLUNTARY HOSPITALIZATION OF MENTAL PATIENTS
VOLUNTARY HOSPITALIZATION OF MENTAL PATIENTS
Requirements for admission of voluntary patients.
27A-8-1.1 to 27A-8-9.
Immediate discharge of adult voluntary patient after notice of intent to
Emergency detention of voluntary inpatient after notice of intention to
27A-8-11, 27A-8-11.1. Repealed.
Commitment of voluntary patient who has not applied for release--Reasons.
Notice to voluntary patients of release procedure--Acknowledgment of
notice--Display in wards.
Explanation required prior to acceptance of voluntary inpatient--Informed
Person requesting voluntary status to be admitted only as voluntary--Referrals for those denied admission.
Assessment of need for continued admission--Informed consent required
for continued admission--Substitute informed consent.
Substituted informed consent.
Substituted informed consent by next of kin--Court hearing.