2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-4-101. Humane care and treatment - Food - Discipline - Medical care.

43A OK Stat § 43A-4-101 (2015) What's This?

All persons being treated at facilities within the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and facilities certified by the Department shall be given humane care and treatment. The food shall always be sufficient and wholesome. No physical or emotional punishment shall be inflicted, and the rules and discipline shall be designed to promote the well-being of the person being treated. The physical, medical, psychiatric and psychological testing, diagnosis, care and treatment shall be in accordance with the highest standards accepted in private and public medical and psychiatric practice to the extent that facilities, equipment and personnel are available.

Added by Laws 1953, p. 170, § 91. Amended by Laws 1977, c. 145, § 8, emerg. eff. June 3, 1977. Renumbered from § 91 by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 2002, c. 488, § 29, eff. Nov. 1, 2002.

§43A-4-102. Individualized treatment plans - Requirements.

There shall be developed during a person’s stay in a mental health facility, an individualized treatment plan which shall be specifically tailored to such person’s treatment needs. Each plan shall clearly include the following:

1. A statement of treatment goals or objectives, based upon and related to a proper evaluation, which can be reasonably achieved within a designated time interval;

2. Treatment methods and procedures to be used to obtain these goals, which methods and procedures are related to these goals and which include specific prognosis for achieving each of these goals;

3. Identification of the types of professional personnel who shall carry out the treatment procedures, including appropriate medical or other professional involvement by a physician or other health professional properly qualified to fulfill legal requirements mandated under state and federal law;

4. Documentation of consumer involvement and, if applicable, accordance with the treatment plan by the consumer; and

5. A statement attesting that the person in charge of the facility or clinical director has made a reasonable effort to meet the individualized treatment goals of the plan in the least restrictive environment possible, closest to the home community of the consumer.

Added by Laws 1980, c. 291, § 10, eff. Oct. 1, 1980. Renumbered from § 622 of this title by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 2005, c. 150, § 24, emerg. eff. May 9, 2005.

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