‘How do you get someone admitted as a mental healthcare patient?’ Aus Nthabi answers your questions

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a family
member or guardian can approach
the court to get an order that they
be assessed by the hospital.
a family member or guardian can approach the court to get an order that they be assessed by the hospital.
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What is the legal procedure to have a person admitted at a mental health institution? – Anonymous

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