(210 ILCS 45/3-402)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-402)
Involuntary transfer or discharge of a resident from a facility
shall be preceded by the discussion required under Section 3-408 and by
a minimum written notice
of 21 days, except in one of the following instances:
(a) When an emergency transfer or discharge is ordered
by the resident's attending physician because of the resident's health
(b) When the transfer or discharge is mandated by the physical safety of
other residents, the facility staff, or facility visitors, as
documented in the clinical record.
The Department shall be notified prior to any such involuntary transfer
or discharge. The Department shall immediately offer transfer, or discharge
and relocation assistance to residents transferred or discharged under this
subparagraph (b), and the Department may place relocation teams as
provided in Section 3-419 of this Act.
(c) When an identified offender is within the provisional admission period defined in Section 1-120.3. If the Identified Offender Report and Recommendation prepared under Section 2-201.6 shows that the identified offender poses a serious threat or danger to the physical safety of other residents, the facility staff, or facility visitors in the admitting facility and the facility determines that it is unable to provide a safe environment for the other residents, the facility staff, or facility visitors, the facility shall transfer or discharge the identified offender within 3 days after its receipt of the Identified Offender Report and Recommendation.
(Source: P.A. 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)