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41—Treatment and care plans for patients to whom inpatient treatment orders apply

        (1)         The treatment and care of a patient to whom a level 2 or level 3 inpatient treatment order applies must, as far as practicable, be governed by a treatment and care plan directed towards the patient's recovery.

        (2)         The treatment and care plan—

            (a)         must describe the treatment and care that will be provided to the patient as an inpatient in the approved treatment centre and should describe any rehabilitation services and other significant services that will be provided or available to the patient as an inpatient in the treatment centre or following the person's discharge from the centre; and

            (b)         must, as far as practicable, be prepared and revised in consultation with—

                  (i)         the patient and any guardian, medical agent, relative, carer or friend of the patient who is providing support to the patient under this Act; and

                  (ii)         any service provider or agency that is providing treatment, care or support to the patient; and

            (c)         must comply with the requirements of the regulations as to the making or contents of such plans.

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