Psychiatric Health Facilities

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Psychiatric Health Facilities are licensed by the State Department of Health Care Services and provide 24-hour inpatient care for mentally disordered, incompetent, or other persons as described in Division 5 (commencing with Section 5000) or Division 6 (commencing with Section 6000) of the Welfare and Institutions Code.  Care includes, but is not limited to, the following basic services:  psychiatry, clinical psychology, psychiatric nursing, social work, rehabilitation, drug administration, and appropriate food services for those persons whose physical health needs can be met in an affiliated hospital or in outpatient settings.

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