Victorian statement of rights - 5. Forensic patientsThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 5. Forensic patients (Links to English resource)
Summary: A forensic patient is someone who is detained in hospital and has had some involvement with the courts or prison system. You must be given treatment for mental illness if you are a forensic patient. You can make decisions about your mental health treatment. A psychiatrist must talk to you about what mental health treatment you would like.
Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services
Publishing date: June 2014
Last reviewed: December 2018
Target audience: General
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