(a) Acute psychiatric hospital means a
hospital having a duly constituted governing body with overall administrative
and professional responsibility and an organized medical staff which provides
24-hour inpatient care for mentally disordered, incompetent or other patients
referred to in Division 5 (commencing with section 5000) or Division 6
(commencing with section 6000) of the Welfare and Institutions Code, including
the following basic services: medical, nursing, rehabilitative, pharmacy and
(b) An acute
psychiatric hospital shall not include separate buildings which are used
exclusively to house personnel or provide activities not related to hospital
Cal. Code Regs. Tit.
Note: Authority cited: Section
Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section
Health and Safety Code.
1. Change without
regulatory effect pursuant to section 100(b)(3), Title 1, California Code of
Regulations, repealing subsection (c), filed 4-2-90 (Register 90, No.