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Full Text of HB1854  102nd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning health.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Mental Health and Developmental
5Disabilities Code is amended by adding Section 3-911 as
7    (405 ILCS 5/3-911 new)
8    Sec. 3-911. Aftercare plan.
9    (a) The Department of Human Services when a recipient of
10services under this Code, whether admitted on a voluntary or
11involuntary basis, is being discharged from an inpatient
12facility, shall provide the recipient and the recipient's
13conservator, guardian, or other legally authorized
14representative a written aftercare plan prior to the
15recipient's discharge from the facility. The written aftercare
16plan shall include, to the extent known, all of the following
18        (1) the nature of the illness and followup required;
19        (2) medications including side effects and dosage
20    schedules;
21        (3) if the recipient was given an informed consent
22    form with his or her medications, the form shall satisfy
23    the requirement for information on side effects of the



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1    medications;
2        (4) expected course of recovery;
3        (5) recommendations regarding treatment that is
4    relevant to the recipient's care;
5        (6) referrals to providers of medical and mental
6    health services; and
7        (7) other relevant information.
8    (b) The recipient shall be advised by facility personnel
9that he or she may designate another person to receive a copy
10of the aftercare plan.