California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 15610.35

CA Welf & Inst Code § 15610.35 (2017)  

“Goods and services necessary to avoid physical harm or mental suffering” include, but are not limited to, all of the following:

(a) The provision of medical care for physical and mental health needs.

(b) Assistance in personal hygiene.

(c) Adequate clothing.

(d) Adequately heated and ventilated shelter.

(e) Protection from health and safety hazards.

(f) Protection from malnutrition, under those circumstances where the results include, but are not limited to, malnutrition and deprivation of necessities or physical punishment.

(g) Transportation and assistance necessary to secure any of the needs set forth in subdivisions (a) to (f), inclusive.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 594, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1995.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018