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(405 ILCS 5/) Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.

405 ILCS 5/3-208

    (405 ILCS 5/3-208) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-208)
    Sec. 3-208. Whenever a petition has been executed pursuant to Section 3-507, 3-601 or 3-701, and prior to this examination for the purpose of certification of a person 12 or over, the person conducting this examination shall inform the person being examined in a simple comprehensible manner of the purpose of the examination; that he does not have to talk to the examiner; and that any statements he makes may be disclosed at a court hearing on the issue of whether he is subject to involuntary admission. If the person being examined has not been so informed, the examiner shall not be permitted to testify at any subsequent court hearing concerning the respondent's admission.
(Source: P.A. 91-726, eff. 6-2-00.)

405 ILCS 5/3-209

    (405 ILCS 5/3-209) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-209)
    Sec. 3-209. Within three days of admission under this Chapter, a treatment plan shall be prepared for each recipient of service and entered into his or her record. The plan shall include an assessment of the recipient's treatment needs, a description of the services recommended for treatment, the goals of each type of element of service, an anticipated timetable for the accomplishment of the goals, and a designation of the qualified professional responsible for the implementation of the plan. The plan shall include a written assessment of whether or not the recipient is in need of psychotropic medications. The plan shall be reviewed and updated as the clinical condition warrants, but not less than every 30 days.
(Source: P.A. 94-1066, eff. 8-1-06.)

405 ILCS 5/3-210

    (405 ILCS 5/3-210) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-210)
    Sec. 3-210. Employee as perpetrator of abuse. When an investigation of a report of suspected abuse of a recipient of services indicates, based upon credible evidence, that an employee of a mental health or developmental disability facility is the perpetrator of the abuse, that employee shall immediately be barred from any further contact with recipients of services of the facility, pending the outcome of any further investigation, prosecution or disciplinary action against the employee.
(Source: P.A. 86-1013.)

405 ILCS 5/3-211

    (405 ILCS 5/3-211) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-211)
    Sec. 3-211. Resident as perpetrator of abuse. When an investigation of a report of suspected abuse of a recipient of services indicates, based upon credible evidence, that another recipient of services in a mental health or developmental disability facility is the perpetrator of the abuse, the condition of the recipient suspected of being the perpetrator shall be immediately evaluated to determine the most suitable therapy and placement, considering the safety of that recipient as well as the safety of other recipients of services and employees of the facility.
(Source: P.A. 86-1013.)

405 ILCS 5/Ch. III Art. III

    (405 ILCS 5/Ch. III Art. III heading)

405 ILCS 5/3-300

    (405 ILCS 5/3-300) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-300)
    Sec. 3-300. Admission.
    (a) Any person desiring admission to a mental health facility for treatment of a mental illness may be admitted upon his request without making formal application therefor if, after examination, the facility director considers that person clinically suitable for admission upon an informal basis.
    (b) Each recipient admitted under this Section shall be informed in writing and orally at the time of admission of his right to be discharged from the facility at any time during the normal daily day-shift hours of operation, which shall include but need not be limited to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Such right to be discharged shall commence with the first day-shift hours of operation after his admission.
    (c) If the facility director decides to admit a person as a voluntary recipient, he shall state in the recipient's record the reason why informal admission is not suitable.
(Source: P.A. 91-726, eff. 6-2-00.)

405 ILCS 5/Ch. III Art. IV

    (405 ILCS 5/Ch. III Art. IV heading)