California Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 1599.72

No contract of admission shall include a clause requiring residents to sign a consent to all treatment ordered by any physician. Contracts of admission may require consent only for routine nursing care or emergency care. The admission contract shall contain a clause which informs the patient of the right to refuse treatments as set forth in paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 72527 of Title 22 of the California Administrative Code.

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