Hospitals (Licensing and Conduct of Private Psychiatric Hostels) Regulations 1997

11/Nov/1998 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    13. Events to be reported to the Chief Psychiatrist

    The supervisor is to ensure that there is reported to the Chief Psychiatrist

    (a) any deterioration in the mental state of any resident, as soon as the supervisor is aware of the deterioration;

    (b) as soon as is reasonably possible, if the supervisor considers any resident to be at risk of harming any person, including the resident himself or herself;

    (c) the death of any resident, by the end of the next working day following the death; and

    (d) details of each person who becomes a resident in the hostel, and of each person who is no longer a resident in the hostel, in a form approved by the Chief Psychiatrist, within 48 hours of the person becoming, or ceasing to be, a resident.

    Penalty: $500.

Note: This is not an authorised version. The only authorised version is the hardcopy (printed) version published under authority of the Government Printer, available from the State Law Publisher, 10 William St Perth W.A. 6000.