Admitting voluntary patients
Anyone can seek admission to a hospital for psychiatric treatment. A person admitting themselves to hospital A document that sets out what a person wants to happen to their money and other property after they die. be classified as a A patient admitted to a mental facility with the patient’s consent.. A Done by your own free will. See also community treatment order (CTO). patient can only be given treatment if they agree to it. Private hospitals can only treat voluntary patients.
Leaving an institution
A voluntary patient may leave a hospital at any time or can be discharged by the authorised psychiatrist. However, if staff believe that a voluntary patient who wants to leave meets the criteria for compulsory treatment and detention as an A patient admitted to a mental hospital on a doctor’s recommendation, without the patient’s consent., the patient may be detained under the provisions of involuntary admission.