(405 ILCS 5/4-300)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 4-300)
(a) No person may be administratively admitted to any
facility including Chester Mental Health Center, unless an
adequate diagnostic evaluation of his current condition has been conducted
to determine his suitability for admission. Prior to an administrative
admission, the person may be admitted to a facility for not more than 14
days for such evaluation.
(b) The evaluation shall include current psychological, physical,
neurological, social, educational or vocational, and developmental
evaluations. It shall
be conducted under the supervision of qualified professionals including
at least one physician and either one clinical psychologist or one
clinical social worker. Any tests which require
language familiarity shall be conducted in the person's primary language.
(Source: P.A. 89-439, eff. 6-1-96.)