COMMUNITY TREATMENT ORDERS (CTO)
Community Treatment Orders (CTO)
- Individuals who suffer from serious mental disorders and who have a history of repeated hospitalizations and who meet the committal criteria for the completion of an application by a physician for a psychiatric assessment in the Mental Health Act; and
- Involuntary psychiatric patients who agree to a treatment/supervision plan as a condition of their release from a psychiatric facility to the community.
The criteria for making an order include :
- a prior history of hospitalization;
- a community treatment plan for the person has been made;
- examination by a physician within the previous 72 hours before entering into the CTO plan ability of the person subject to the CTO to comply with it;
- consultation of the person and the person's substitute decision-maker, if any, with a rights adviser; and
- consent by the person or the person's substitute decision-maker to the community treatment order. When a CTO is put in place with a client and or their substitute decision maker and a treating physician it may be monitored by our CTO Case Manager.
This particular program is set provincial health care legislation called Bill 68 and is a structured agreement for your mental health services and adherence to the treatment and provider as determined in the agreement signed by you or your substitute decision maker.
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