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Chapter 72.23 RCW


State hospitals designated.
Eastern and western state hospitalsPrimary diagnosis of mental disorderDutiesInstitutes for the study and treatment of mental disorders established.
Integrated service deliveryIncentives to discourage inappropriate placementSpecialized care programs.
SuperintendentPowersDirection of clinical care, exception.
Background checks of prospective employees.
Seal of hospital.
Superintendent as witnessExemptions from military duty.
Voluntary patientsLegal competencyRecord.
Voluntary patientsPolicyDuration.
Voluntary patientsLimitation as to number.
Voluntary patientsCharges for hospitalization.
Temporary residential observation and evaluation of persons requesting treatment.
History of patient.
EscapeApprehension and return.
Escape of patientPenalty for assisting.
Discharge, parole, death, escapeNoticeCertificate of discharge.
DeathReport to coroner.
Persons under eighteenConfinement in adult wards.
Persons under eighteenSpecial wards and attendants.
Patient's propertySuperintendent as custodianManagement and accounting.
Patient's propertyDelivery to superintendent as acquittanceDefense, indemnity.
Funds donated to patients.
Federal patientsAgreements authorized.
Transfer of patientsAuthority of transferee.
Bringing narcotics, intoxicating liquors, weapons, etc., into institution or its grounds prohibitedPenalty.
Safe patient handling.
Workplace safety plan.
Violence prevention training.
Record of violent acts.
NoncomplianceCitation under chapter 49.17 RCW.
Technical assistance and training.
Annual report to the legislature.
Provisions applicable to hospitals governed by chapter.
ConstructionPurpose1959 c 28.
ConstructionEffect on laws relating to the criminally insane"Insane" as used in other statutes.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Commitment to veterans' administration or other federal agency: RCW 73.36.165.
County hospitals: Chapter 36.62 RCW.
Division of mental health: Chapter 43.20A RCW.
Mental illness, commitment procedures, rights, etc.: Chapter 71.05 RCW.
MinorsMental health services, commitment: Chapter 71.34 RCW.
Out-of-state physicians, conditional license to practice in conjunction with institutions: RCW 18.71.095.
Private mental establishments: Chapter 71.12 RCW.
Record as to patients or inmates for purposes of vital statistics: RCW 70.58.270.
Sexual psychopaths: Chapter 71.06 RCW.