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§ 3-108. Communications; visits. Every consumer, except those in triage centers, shall be permitted unimpeded, private, and uncensored communication of his or her choice by mail, telephone, Internet, or visitation.
The executive director shall ensure that correspondence is conveniently received and reasonably accessible.
The executive director shall ensure that consumers may have private visits at any reasonable hour unless such visits are restricted due to the treatment plan of the consumer.
The executive director shall ensure that space for visits is available and that facility personnel reasonably announce their intent to enter, except in an emergency, before entering any consumer's room during such visits.
Consumers shall be free to leave at any time. If a consumer in a triage center expresses a desire to contact a third party for any purpose, the facility staff shall contact that third party on behalf of the consumer.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Illinois Statutes Chapter 210. Health Facilities and Regulation § 49/3-108. Communications; visits - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/il/chapter-210-health-facilities-and-regulation/il-st-sect-210-49-3-108/
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