The definition of mental health facilities was greatly expanded by In re Linda B, a Illinois Supreme Court case with significance for hospitals and nursing facilities who treat persons with a diagnosis of mental health issues. Learn how to get a client into or out of a mental health facility and how to get court orders for medication or for the use of electro convulsive therapy (ECT), which is being used more often for persons who are elderly and diagnosed with depression.
Credits: 1 General, 0 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 0 Other PR
Joseph T. Monahan, Monahan Law Group, LLC, Chicago
Originally presented as part of the 15th Annual Elder Law Short Course, available in its entirety as P9007-19U.