# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308028

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify measures for responding when a patient is missing.

Definition

Identification should include
  • facility and grounds checks
  • response to elopement
  • knowing emergency alerts/codes.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why might a patient go missing (elope)?
  • How does the mental healthcare team respond to a missing patient during an activity outside the facility?