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§ 1402. Scope of Health Care.

15 CA ADC § 1402Barclays 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 § 1402
§ 1402. Scope of Health Care.
(a) The health administrator, in cooperation with the facility administrator, shall develop and implement written policy and procedures to define the extent to which health care shall be provided within the facility and delineate those services that shall be available through community providers. Each facility shall provide:
(1) at least one health care provider to provide treatment; and,
(2) health care services which meet the minimum requirements of these regulations and be at a level to address emergency, acute symptoms and/or conditions and avoid preventable deterioration of health while in confinement.
(b) When health services are delivered within the juvenile facility, staff, space, equipment, supplies, materials, and resource manuals shall be adequate to the level of care provided.
(c) Consistent with security requirements and public safety, written policy and procedures for juvenile facilities shall provide for parents, guardians, or other legal custodians, at their own expense, to authorize and arrange for medical, surgical, dental, behavioral/mental health or other remedial treatment of youth that is permitted under law.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 210 and 885, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 209, Welfare and Institutions Code.
1. New section filed 3-6-97; operative 4-5-97 (Register 97, No. 10).
2. Amendment of subsection (a)(2) filed 1-11-2001; operative 2-10-2001 (Register 2001, No. 2).
3. Amendment of subsection (c) filed 6-23-2003; operative 7-23-2003 (Register 2003, No. 26).
4. Amendment of subsections (a) and (c) and amendment of Note filed 12-2-2013; operative 4-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 49).
5. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(2) and (c) filed 11-14-2018; operative 1-1-2019 (Register 2018, No. 46).
This database is current through 5/17/24 Register 2024, No. 20.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 15, § 1402, 15 CA ADC § 1402
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