(20 ILCS 1705/15e)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 100-15e)
In order to improve linkage and aftercare for those
recipients admitted to Department facilities 3 or more times in a 12-month
Department shall designate continuous treatment teams for each of the
following facilities: Chicago-Read Mental Health Center; Elgin Mental
Health Center; Madden Mental Health Center; and Tinley Park Mental
Health Center. The Department may provide these services in the other
facilities it operates.
Upon a recipient's admission to one of the above-named facilities and when
that admission constitutes the third admission for that recipient to a
Department facility within the previous 12-month period, the recipient
shall be assigned to a continuous treatment team. Each continuous
treatment team shall fully participate in the admission, inpatient
treatment and discharge planning for each recipient assigned to the team.
Each continuous treatment team further shall ensure linkage to aftercare
services and shall provide continuous support to recipients assigned to the
team to ensure a system of managed care for each recipient. Continuous
treatment team members shall be afforded all appropriate clinical
privileges consistent with applicable accreditation standards.
The Department shall promulgate rules governing these continuous
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)