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§ 1433. Requests for Health Care Services.

15 CA ADC § 1433BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 15. Crime Prevention and Corrections
Division 1. Board of State and Community Corrections
Chapter 1. Board of State and Community Corrections
Subchapter 5. Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities
Article 8. Health Services
15 CCR § 1433
§ 1433. Requests for Health Care Services.
The health administrator, in cooperation with the facility administrator, shall develop policy and procedures to establish a daily routine for youth to convey requests for emergency and non-emergency medical, dental and behavioral/mental health care services.
(a) Youth shall be provided the opportunity to confidentially convey either through, written or verbal communications, request for medical, dental or behavioral/mental health services. Provisions shall be made for youth who have language or literacy barriers.
(b) Youth supervision staff shall relay requests from the youth, initiate referrals when a need for services is observed, and advocate for the youth when the need for medical, dental and behavioral/mental services appears to be urgent.
(c) Staff shall inquire and make observations of each youth regarding their medical, dental and behavioral/mental health including the presence of trauma-related behaviors, injury and illness.
(d) There shall be opportunities available on a twenty-four hour per day basis for youth and staff to communicate the need for emergency medical and behavioral/mental health care services.
(e) Provision shall be made for any youth requesting medical, dental and behavioral/mental health care attention, or observed to be in need of health care, to be given that attention by licensed or certified health care personnel.
(f) All medical, dental and behavioral/mental health care requests shall be documented and maintained.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 210 and 885, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 209, Welfare and Institutions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 3-6-97; operative 4-5-97 (Register 97, No. 10).
2. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-2-2013; operative 4-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 49).
3. Amendment filed 11-14-2018; operative 1-1-2019 (Register 2018, No. 46).
This database is current through 7/22/22 Register 2022, No. 29
15 CCR § 1433, 15 CA ADC § 1433
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