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(210 ILCS 49/) Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013.

210 ILCS 49/2-105

    (210 ILCS 49/2-105)
    Sec. 2-105. Criminal History Report.
    (a) The Illinois State Police shall prepare a Criminal History Report when it receives information, through the criminal history background check required pursuant to subsection (d) of Section 6.09 of the Hospital Licensing Act or subsection (c) of Section 2-201.5 of the Nursing Home Care Act, or through any other means, that a consumer of a facility is an identified offender.
    (b) The Illinois State Police shall complete the Criminal History Report within 10 business days after receiving information under subsection (a) that a consumer is an identified offender.
    (c) The Criminal History Report shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
        (1) Copies of the identified offender's parole,
mandatory supervised release, or probation orders.
        (2) An interview with the identified offender.
        (3) A detailed summary of the entire criminal history
of the offender, including arrests, convictions, and the date of the identified offender's last conviction relative to the date of admission to a long-term care facility.
        (4) If the identified offender is a convicted or
registered sex offender, a review of any and all sex offender evaluations conducted on that offender. If there is no sex offender evaluation available, the Illinois State Police shall arrange, through the Department of Public Health, for a sex offender evaluation to be conducted on the identified offender. If the convicted or registered sex offender is under supervision by the Illinois Department of Corrections or a county probation department, the sex offender evaluation shall be arranged by and at the expense of the supervising agency. All evaluations conducted on convicted or registered sex offenders under this Act shall be conducted by sex offender evaluators approved by the Sex Offender Management Board.
    (d) The Illinois State Police shall provide the Criminal History Report to a licensed forensic psychologist. After (i) consideration of the Criminal History Report, (ii) consultation with the facility administrator or the facility medical director, or both, regarding the mental and physical condition of the identified offender, and (iii) reviewing the facility's file on the identified offender, including all incident reports, all information regarding medication and medication compliance, and all information regarding previous discharges or transfers from other facilities, the licensed forensic psychologist shall prepare an Identified Offender Report and Recommendation. The Identified Offender Report and Recommendation shall detail whether and to what extent the identified offender's criminal history necessitates the implementation of security measures within the long-term care facility. If the identified offender is a convicted or registered sex offender or if the Identified Offender Report and Recommendation reveals that the identified offender poses a significant risk of harm to others within the facility, the offender shall be required to have his or her own room within the facility.
    (e) The licensed forensic psychologist shall complete the Identified Offender Report and Recommendation within 14 business days after receiving the Criminal History Report and shall promptly provide the Identified Offender Report and Recommendation to the Illinois State Police, which shall provide the Identified Offender Report and Recommendation to the following:
        (1) The facility within which the identified offender
        (2) The Chief of Police of the municipality in which
the facility is located.
        (3) The State of Illinois Long Term Care Ombudsman.
        (4) The Department of Public Health.
    (e-5) The Department of Public Health shall keep a continuing record of all consumers determined to be identified offenders as defined in Section 1-114.01 of the Nursing Home Care Act and shall report the number of identified offender consumers annually to the General Assembly.
    (f) The facility shall incorporate the Identified Offender Report and Recommendation into the identified offender's care plan created pursuant to 42 CFR 483.20.
    (g) If, based on the Identified Offender Report and Recommendation, a facility determines that it cannot manage the identified offender consumer safely within the facility, it shall commence involuntary transfer or discharge proceedings pursuant to Section 3-402.
    (h) Except for willful and wanton misconduct, any person authorized to participate in the development of a Criminal History Report or Identified Offender Report and Recommendation is immune from criminal or civil liability for any acts or omissions as the result of his or her good faith effort to comply with this Section.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)

210 ILCS 49/Art. 3

    (210 ILCS 49/Art. 3 heading)
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/Art. 3 Pt. 1

    (210 ILCS 49/Art. 3 Pt. 1 heading)
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-101

    (210 ILCS 49/3-101)
    Sec. 3-101. Consumers' rights. Consumers served by a facility under this Act shall have all the rights guaranteed pursuant to Chapter II, Article I of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, a list of which shall be prominently posted in English and any other language representing at least 5% of the county population in which the specialized mental health rehabilitation facility is located.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-102

    (210 ILCS 49/3-102)
    Sec. 3-102. Financial affairs. A consumer shall be permitted to manage his or her own financial affairs unless he or she or his or her guardian authorizes the executive director of the facility in writing to manage the consumer's financial affairs.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-103

    (210 ILCS 49/3-103)
    Sec. 3-103. Consumers' moneys and possessions. To the extent possible, each consumer shall be responsible for his or her own moneys and personal property or possessions in his or her own immediate living quarters unless deemed inappropriate by a physician or other facility clinician and so documented in the consumer's record. In the event the moneys or possessions of a consumer come under the supervision of the facility, either voluntarily on the part of the consumer or so ordered by a facility physician or other clinician, each facility to whom a consumer's moneys or possessions have been entrusted shall comply with the following:
        (1) no facility shall commingle consumers'
moneys or possessions with those of the facility; consumers' moneys and possessions shall be maintained separately, intact, and free from any liability that the facility incurs in the use of the facility's funds;
        (2) the facility shall provide reasonably
adequate space for the possessions of the consumer; the facility shall provide a means of safeguarding small items of value for its consumers in their rooms or in any other part of the facility so long as the consumers have reasonable and adequate access to such possessions; and
        (3) the facility shall make reasonable efforts
to prevent loss and theft of consumers' possessions; those efforts shall be appropriate to the particular facility and particular living setting within each facility and may include staff training and monitoring, labeling possessions, and frequent possession inventories; the facility shall develop procedures for investigating complaints concerning theft of consumers' possessions and shall promptly investigate all such complaints.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-104

    (210 ILCS 49/3-104)
    Sec. 3-104. Care, treatment, and records. Facilities shall provide, at a minimum, the following services: physician, nursing, pharmaceutical, rehabilitative, and dietary services. To provide these services, the facility shall adhere to the following:
        (1) Each consumer shall be encouraged and assisted
to achieve and maintain the highest level of self-care and independence. Every effort shall be made to keep consumers active and out of bed for reasonable periods of time, except when contraindicated by physician orders.
        (2) Every consumer shall be engaged in a
person-centered planning process regarding his or her total care and treatment.
        (3) All medical treatment and procedures shall be
administered as ordered by a physician. All new physician orders shall be reviewed by the facility's director of nursing or charge nurse designee within 24 hours after such orders have been issued to ensure facility compliance with such orders. According to rules adopted by the Department, every woman consumer of child bearing age shall receive routine obstetrical and gynecological evaluations as well as necessary prenatal care.
        (4) Each consumer shall be provided with good
nutrition and with necessary fluids for hydration.
        (5) Each consumer shall be provided visual privacy
during treatment and personal care.
        (6) Every consumer or consumer's guardian shall be
permitted to inspect and copy all his or her clinical and other records concerning his or her care kept by the facility or by his or her physician. The facility may charge a reasonable fee for duplication of a record.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-105

    (210 ILCS 49/3-105)
    Sec. 3-105. Supplemental Security Income. The Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall explore potential avenues to enable consumers to continue to receive and possess a portion of, or their full, Supplemental Security Income benefit while receiving services at a facility. The Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall investigate strategies that are most beneficial to the consumer and cost effective for the State. The Department of Healthcare and Family Services may implement a strategy to enable a consumer to receive and possess a portion of, or his or her full, Supplemental Security Income in administrative rule. This Section is subject to the appropriation of the General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-106

    (210 ILCS 49/3-106)
    Sec. 3-106. Pharmaceutical treatment.
    (a) A consumer shall not be given unnecessary drugs. An unnecessary drug is any drug used in an excessive dose, including in duplicative therapy; for excessive duration; without adequate monitoring; without adequate indications for its use; or in the presence of adverse consequences that indicate the drug should be reduced or discontinued. The Department shall adopt, by rule, the standards for unnecessary drugs.
    (b) (Blank).
    (b-5) Psychotropic medication shall not be prescribed without the informed consent of the consumer, the consumer's guardian, or other authorized representative. "Psychotropic medication" means medication that is used for or listed as used for antipsychotic, antidepressant, antimanic, or antianxiety behavior modification or behavior management purposes in the latest editions of the AMA Drug Evaluations or the Physician's Desk Reference. The Department shall adopt, by rule, a protocol specifying how informed consent for psychotropic medication may be obtained or refused. The protocol shall require, at a minimum, a discussion between the consumer or the consumer's authorized representative and the consumer's physician, a registered pharmacist who is not a dispensing pharmacist for the facility where the consumer lives, or a licensed nurse about the possible risks and benefits of a recommended medication and the use of standardized consent forms designated by the Department. Each form developed by the Department shall (i) be written in plain language, (ii) be able to be downloaded from the Department's official website, (iii) include information specific to the psychotropic medication for which consent is being sought, and (iv) be used for every consumer for whom psychotropic drugs are prescribed. In addition to creating those forms, the Department shall approve the use of any other informed consent forms that meet criteria developed by the Department. In addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, a facility that is found to have violated this subsection, or the federal certification requirement that informed consent be obtained before administering a psychotropic medication, shall thereafter be required to obtain the signatures of 2 licensed health care professionals on every form purporting to give informed consent for the administration of a psychotropic medication, certifying the personal knowledge of each health care professional that the consent was obtained in compliance with the requirements of this subsection.
    The requirements of this Section are intended to control in a conflict with the requirements of Sections 2-102 and 2-107.2 of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code with respect to the administration of psychotropic medication.
    (c) No drug shall be administered except upon the order of a person lawfully authorized to prescribe for and treat mental illness.
    (d) All drug orders shall be written, dated, and signed by the person authorized to give such an order. The name, quantity, or specific duration of therapy, dosage, and time or frequency of administration of the drug and the route of administration if other than oral shall be specific.
    (e) Verbal orders for drugs and treatment shall be received only by those authorized under Illinois law to do so from their supervising physician. Such orders shall be recorded immediately in the consumer's record by the person receiving the order and shall include the date and time of the order.
(Source: P.A. 101-10, eff. 6-5-19.)

210 ILCS 49/3-107

    (210 ILCS 49/3-107)
    Sec. 3-107. Abuse or neglect; duty to report. A licensee, executive director, employee, or agent of a facility shall not abuse or neglect a consumer. It is the duty of any facility employee or agent who becomes aware of such abuse or neglect to report it to the Department within 24 hours. Facilities shall comply with Sections 3-610 and 3-810 of the Nursing Home Care Act. The provisions under Sections 3-610 and 3-810 of the Nursing Home Care Act shall apply to employees of facilities licensed under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-108

    (210 ILCS 49/3-108)
    Sec. 3-108. Communications; visits. Every consumer, except those in triage centers, shall be permitted unimpeded, private, and uncensored communication of his or her choice by mail, telephone, Internet, or visitation.
    The executive director shall ensure that correspondence is conveniently received and reasonably accessible.
    The executive director shall ensure that consumers may have private visits at any reasonable hour unless such visits are restricted due to the treatment plan of the consumer.
    The executive director shall ensure that space for visits is available and that facility personnel reasonably announce their intent to enter, except in an emergency, before entering any consumer's room during such visits.
    Consumers shall be free to leave at any time. If a consumer in a triage center expresses a desire to contact a third party for any purpose, the facility staff shall contact that third party on behalf of the consumer.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-109

    (210 ILCS 49/3-109)
    Sec. 3-109. Religion. A consumer shall be permitted the free exercise of religion. Upon a consumer's request, and if necessary, at the consumer's expense, the executive director may make arrangements for a consumer's attendance at religious services of the consumer's choice. However, no religious beliefs or practices or attendance at religious services may be imposed upon any consumer.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-110

    (210 ILCS 49/3-110)
    Sec. 3-110. Access to consumers.
    (a) Any employee or agent of a public agency, any representative of a community legal services program, or any other member of the general public shall be permitted access at reasonable hours to any individual consumer of any facility, unless the consumer is receiving care and treatment in triage centers.
    (b) All persons entering a facility under this Section shall promptly notify appropriate facility personnel of their presence. They shall, upon request, produce identification to establish their identity. No such person shall enter the immediate living area of any consumer without first identifying himself or herself and then receiving permission from the consumer to enter. The rights of other consumers present in the room shall be respected. A consumer may terminate at any time a visit by a person having access to the consumer's living area under this Section.
    (c) This Section shall not limit the power of the Department or other public agency otherwise permitted or required by law to enter and inspect a facility.
    (d) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this Section, the executive director of a facility may refuse access to the facility to any person if the presence of that person in the facility would be injurious to the health and safety of a consumer or would threaten the security of the property of a consumer or the facility, or if the person seeks access to the facility for commercial purposes.
    (e) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to conflict with, or infringe upon, any court orders or consent decrees regarding access.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-111

    (210 ILCS 49/3-111)
    Sec. 3-111. Discharge. A consumer may be discharged from a facility after he or she gives the executive director, a physician, or a nurse of the facility written notice of the desire to be discharged. If a guardian has been appointed for a consumer, the consumer shall be discharged upon written consent of his or her guardian. In the event of a requested consumer discharge, the facility is relieved from any responsibility for the consumer's care, safety, and well-being upon the consumer's discharge. The Department shall by rule establish criteria, hearings, and procedures for involuntary discharge.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-112

    (210 ILCS 49/3-112)
    Sec. 3-112. Grievances. A consumer shall be permitted to present grievances on behalf of himself or herself or others to the executive director, the consumers' advisory council, State governmental agencies, or other persons without threat of discharge or reprisal in any form or manner whatsoever. The executive director shall provide all consumers or their representatives with the name, address, and telephone number of the appropriate State governmental office where complaints may be lodged.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-113

    (210 ILCS 49/3-113)
    Sec. 3-113. Labor. A consumer may refuse to perform labor for a facility.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

210 ILCS 49/3-114

    (210 ILCS 49/3-114)
    Sec. 3-114. Unlawful discrimination. No consumer shall be subjected to unlawful discrimination as defined in Section 1-103 of the Illinois Human Rights Act by any owner, licensee, executive director, employee, or agent of a facility. Unlawful discrimination does not include an action by any licensee, executive director, employee, or agent of a facility that is required by this Act or rules adopted under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)