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Florida Mental Health Act - Wikipedia

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The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009 rev.)) ... The Baker Act allows for involuntary examination (what some call emergency or ... There are many possible ou...

Patients Rights - Florida Department of Children and Families

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or privilege or an authorized procedure. Patient Rights. State of Florida Department of Children and Families Mental Health Program Office. Florida's Baker Act ...

the baker act: mental health - The Health Law Firm

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This chapter discusses FLorida's Baker Act, the Law which aLLows the ... of the patient rights provision of the Baker Act. DCF is required to report such violations  ...

Baker Act Is Harmful Not Helpful – Citizens Commission on Human ...

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The Baker Act is the name of the mental health law in Florida and it covers ... The law clearly dictates a specific protocol to protect patient rights, but that is not ...

The Baker Act - CCHR Florida

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Question: When does a patient need to be examined by a health practitioner? Answer: Florida Statute 394.459 Rights of patients, Section (2) RIGHT TO ...

Legal Solutions Blog Basics of the Florida Baker Act

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Nov 6, 2014 ... The rights of a Baker Act patient are spelled out in Section 394.459, Florida Statutes. They include receiving a physical exam within 24 hours in ...

The Baker Act - Statutes & Constitution :View Statutes : Online ...

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394.459 Rights of patients. 394.4593 Sexual misconduct prohibited; reporting required; penalties. 394.4595 Florida statewide and local advocacy councils; ...

Baker Act situation? Find out your rights - Mental Health Rights

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May 5, 2015 ... Who pays the bill for a Baker Act? Can children be Baker Acted? ... The patient finances the 72-hour hold even though they did not outright ...

How to fight the Baker Act? - bakeract florida mental | Ask MetaFilter

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My daughter has been detained under Florida's Baker Act. A ..... in "do what's right for the patient (in my expert opinion)" and have more trouble ...

Mental Health Rights in Florida

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May 5, 2015 ... Involuntary commitment rights are a bit more intricate then the straightforward rights of a patient. The rights under the Florida Baker Act do exist ...