Information for parents of a child (0-14 years) who is receiving psychiatric treatment

With this web page, we in Central Denmark Region’s psychiatric services wish to provide information about your rights as the parent of a child who is receiving psychiatric treatment. We hope the page will provide you with answers to the questions that may arise in connection with your treatment.

You are always welcome to contact the Patient Office in Central Denmark Region if you need advice about your rights.

Who can help you?


The Patient Office

Patient adviser



Cooperation with parents

Right to information about your child's illness and treatment

Your child's medical records

Right to information

Access to documents

Treatment plan

If your child is admitted

If your child receives treatment without being hospitalised (outpatient treatment)

Reassessment of treatment plans

Self-determination and informed consent


Informed consent


Duty of confidentiality and disclosure and obtainment of information

Travel to and from hospital

Travel rules


What is force?

When can force be used?

If your child is subjected to force

Free choice of hospital and right to rapid examination and diagnosis

Free choice of hospital

Extended free choice of hospital

Right to rapid examination and diagnosis

More information

If something goes wrong (unintentional incidents)

How to complain

Useful links

This page was updated August 2022.

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