Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 9, § 4700 - Definitions

(a) "Low or moderate security risk" means that the individual, based on the assessment by the Department of State Hospitals of the factors described in Section 4714, is not highly likely to compromise the security of the particular state hospital under consideration for the individual's placement.
(b) "High security risk" means that the individual, based on the assessment by the Department of State Hospitals of the factors described in Section 4714, is likely or highly likely to compromise the security of the particular state hospital under consideration for the individual's placement.
(c) "Psychiatric acuity" means that an individual's mental illness is causing complications which put the individual at risk of death or serious injury while awaiting admission. An individual's aggressive behavior alone shall not be sufficient to support a finding of psychiatric acuity.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 9, § 4700
1. New article 7 (sections 4700-4717) and section filed 11-22-2017; operative 11-22-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2017, No. 47). For prior history, see Register 2017, No. 42.

Note: Authority cited: Sections 4005.1 and 4027, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Sections 1370 and 1370.01, Penal Code; and Sections 7228 and 7230, Welfare and Institutions Code.

1. New article 7 (sections 4700-4717 ) and section filed 11-22-2017; operative 11/22/2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2017, No. 47). For prior history, see Register 2017, No. 42.

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