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If a county hospital requests an ambulance to transfer a mental health patient who is unstable and violent, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the director of the hospital shall inform the ambulance personnel of the instability and potential for violence of the mental health patient. The county hospital shall establish procedures as are necessary to assure that the required notifications are given and documented.

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Upon the discharge of a mental health patient, the patient and the patient's conservator, guardian, or other legal representative must be given a written aftercare plan. Such plan should include: nature of the illness and required follow up, medications to be taken, expected course of recovery, recommendations of treatment relevant to the patient's care, referrals to medical and mental health services, and other relevant information. The patient may designate another person to receive a copy of the plan.

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(b) Mental health records: patient records or portions of it relating to evaluation or treatment of a mental disorder, including alcohol and drug abuse records; and (d) Patient records: records maintained by a health care provider relating to health history, diagnosis, or condition of a patient or relating to treatment.

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A health care provider may decline to permit inspection or provide copies of mental health records to the patient at the patient's request when there is a substantial risk of adverse or detrimental consequences to the patient inspecting her own mental health records, subject to certain conditions, including: (1) The health care provider must make a written record, to be included with the mental health records requested, explaining the health care provider's reason for refusal. (2) The health care provider shall permit inspection by, or provide copies of the mental health records to, a licensed physician and surgeon, licensed psychologist, licensed marriage and family therapist, or licensed clinical social worker, designated by request of the patient. Those who are allowed to inspect the patient’s mental health records shall not permit inspection or copying by the patient.

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(a) If the defendant is found to be mentally incompetent, judgment shall be suspended until mental competence is recovered. The defendant shall be placed in a treatment facility or on outpatient status. When a certificate of restoration is filed, the defendant shall be returned to court and the county mental health director shall be notified of the order. Before ordering the defendant confined or placed on outpatient status, the court shall order the county mental health director to evaluate the defendant and submit a written recommendation as to placement to the court. The court shall hear and make a determination regarding the defendant and antipsychotics. If the court finds that antipsychotics should be administered involuntarily, an order should be issued authorizing the treatment facility to do so. If the defendant is placed in a residential facility, the listed documents shall be provided to the facility including any court-ordered psychiatric evaluation reports and the community director's placem

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The State Authorized Risk Assessment Tool for Sex Offenders (SARATSO) shall be administered by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to assess every eligible person who is incarcerated in state prison and every eligible person who is on parole if the person was not assessed prior to release from state prison). The Department of Mental Health shall administer the SARATSO to assess every eligible person who is committed to that department. Both departments shall record in a database the risk assessment scores of persons assessed and any risk assessment score that was submitted to each department by a probation officer.

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The Department of Justice is required to make information about registered sex offenders available online, including date of birth. (a)(3) The State Dept. of Mental Health shall provide to the Sex Offender Tracking Program the names of all offenders committed to or released from its custody.

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If a parolee's severe mental disorder is put in remission and can be maintained in remission, the Director of Mental Health shall notify the Board of Prison Terms and the Department of Mental Health shall discontinue treating the parolee.

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(a) Whenever a patient is committed to the State Department of State Hospitals, a director of a state hospital or a clinician (defined as a state licensed mental health professional working within the State Department of State Hospitals who has received, and is current in, California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System training) shall obtain the state summary criminal history information for the patient. The information shall be used to assess the violence risk of a patient, to assess the appropriate placement of a patient, for treatment purposes of a patient, for use in preparing periodic reports as required by statute, or to determine the patient's progress or fitness for release. The state summary criminal history information shall be placed in the patient's confidential file for the duration of his or her commitment. … (d) Information obtained pursuant to this section shall not be used for any purposes other than those described in subdivision (a). … (g) State summary criminal history information secured pursuant to this section shall remain confidential and access shall be limited to the director of the state hospital or the clinician. Within 30 days of discharge from the state hospital, the state summary criminal history information shall be removed from the patient's file and destroyed.

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Persons in charge of hospitals or other institutions where patients are admitted for treatment or confinement, must make a record of the patient's personal, medical, and other information adequate for the completion of a birth or death certificate.

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