Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 9, § 9448 - Admission Procedure

Each inebriate shall receive an examination for gross medical needs in keeping with staff medical expertise required for licensing as a health facility under Division 5, or as a social rehabilitation facility or center under Division 6, Title 22, California Administrative Code, whichever is applicable, and the findings of the examination shall be recorded. If there are indications of any disorder requiring immediate medical or surgical attention, the inebriate shall be immediately provided such service or referred and transported to an appropriate medical facility. If, in the judgement of the admitting staff, the inebriate can be properly served without being detained, he/she shall be provided those services in Section 9446 on a voluntary basis.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 9, § 9448

Note: Authority cited: Sections 11751.4 and 11836, Health and Safety Code; and Section 5174, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Sections 5170- 5176, Welfare and Institutions Code.

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