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§ 4480. Care, Treatment and Services.

16 CA ADC § 4480BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 41. Professional Fiduciaries Bureau
Article 4. Code of Ethics
16 CCR § 4480
§ 4480. Care, Treatment and Services.
(a) The provisions under this section apply to those licensed fiduciaries acting in the capacity of a conservator, guardian, or agent under durable power of attorney for health care.
(b) The licensee shall protect the personal and pecuniary interests of the consumer.
(c) The licensee shall use every reasonable good faith effort to ascertain the desires of the consumer prior to making any decisions regarding all care, treatment, or services, unless doing so would violate the licensee's fiduciary duties to the consumer or impose an unreasonable expense on the estate.
(d) If after every reasonable good faith effort the desires of the consumer cannot be ascertained or if exercising them would violate the licensee's fiduciary duties to the consumer or impose an unreasonable expense on the estate, the licensee shall make decisions regarding care, treatment, and services that are in the best interest of the consumer.
(e) The licensee shall be cognizant of his or her own limitations of knowledge, and shall seek professional evaluations and assessments whenever appropriate to determine whether the current or proposed care, treatment, and services are appropriate and in the best interest of the consumer.
(f) The licensee shall monitor the care, treatment, and services on an on-going basis to ensure its continued appropriateness, and shall make changes whenever necessary that are in the best interest of the consumer.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 6517 and 6520, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 6520, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 11-2-2007 as an emergency; operative 11-2-2007 (Register 2007, No. 44). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-30-2008 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 11-26-2007 order, including amendment of subsections (c) and (d), transmitted to OAL 4-24-2008 and filed 5-19-2008 (Register 2008, No. 21).
This database is current through 5/13/22 Register 2022, No. 19
16 CCR § 4480, 16 CA ADC § 4480
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