(405 ILCS 5/2-104)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-104)
Every recipient who resides in a mental health or developmental
disabilities facility shall be permitted to receive, possess and use personal
property and shall be provided with a reasonable amount of storage space
therefor, except in the circumstances and under the conditions provided in this Section.
(a) Possession and use of certain classes of property may be restricted
by the facility director when necessary to protect the recipient or others
from harm, provided that notice of such restriction shall be given to all recipients
(b) The professional responsible for overseeing the implementation of
a recipient's services plan may, with the approval of the facility director,
restrict the right to property when necessary to protect such recipient
or others from harm.
(c) When a recipient is discharged from the mental health or developmental
disabilities facility, all of his lawful personal property which is in the
custody of the facility shall be returned to him.
(Source: P.A. 80-1414.)