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§ 1434. Consent and Refusal for Health Care.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
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 § 1434
§ 1434. Consent and Refusal for Health Care.
The health administrator, in cooperation with the facility administrator, shall establish written policy and procedures to obtain informed consent for health care examinations and treatment.
(a) All immunizations, examinations, treatments, and procedures requiring verbal or written informed consent in the community also require that consent for confined youth.
(b) There shall be provision for obtaining parental consent and obtaining authorization for health care services from the court when there is no parent/guardian or other person standing in loco parentis, including the requirements in Welfare and Institutions Code Section 739.
(c) Policy and procedures shall be consistent with applicable statutes in those instances where the youth's consent for testing or treatment is sufficient or specifically required.
(d) Conservators can provide consent only within limits of their court authorization.
Youth may refuse, verbally or in writing, non-emergency medical, dental and behavioral/mental health care.
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 section and Note filed 12-2-2013; operative 4-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 49).
3. Amendment of section heading and section 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 § 1434, 15 CA ADC § 1434
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