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 ====== Form 27 (Right to Notice of Admission as an Informal Patient) ====== ====== Form 27 (Right to Notice of Admission as an Informal Patient) ======
 ===== Primer ===== ===== Primer =====
-A Form 27 (//Right to Notice of Admission as an Informal Patient//) is issued when a physician deems a patient is not mentally capable of consenting to or refusing a particular treatment, and requires observation,​ care, and treatment. In the case of a Form 27, an informal patient is either a child under the age of 16, or someone who is permanently incapable of making treatment decisions for themselves (such as a persistent developmental disability). They can only be admitted to a psychiatric facility by authority of an SDM after the finding of incapacity to proposed treatment.+**Form 27** (//Right to Notice of Admission as an Informal Patient//) is issued when a physician deems a patient is not mentally capable of consenting to or refusing a particular treatment, and requires observation,​ care, and treatment. In the case of a Form 27, an informal patient is either a child under the age of 16, or someone who is permanently incapable of making treatment decisions for themselves (such as a persistent developmental disability). They can only be admitted to a psychiatric facility by authority of an SDM after the finding of incapacity to proposed treatment.
  
 ===== Age Considerations ===== ===== Age Considerations =====