Q: Can a facility deny family members from visiting juvenile in a inpatient facility without answering the question "Why?"
The facility just hangs up the phone with no explanation. The child is denied phone calls and visitation. There is no explanation. Can a facility do this?
A: Facilities typically have guidelines for visitation and phone calls, but reasonable access should generally be allowed for family members unless there are safety or legal concerns. If you're experiencing difficulties, it's advisable to contact the facility's administration or seek legal advice for guidance on the specific policies and to address any concerns. They can assist in advocating for the child's best interests.
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