Patients at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Port Coquitlam could soon be getting their unescorted day-pass privileges returned.
The hospital has completed one of two reviews into its unescorted day-pass program following the disappearance of two men from the facility just days apart in late May.
The hospital suspended all unescorted day passes for all patients until the first of the reviews was complete.
"We found nothing out of order, or any violations and everything was according to protocol," said a Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) spokesperson in an email to The NOW.
However, due to confidentially, the authority couldn't offer specific details as to the results of the review.
The PHSA did note the hospital was working to have day passes re-installed as soon as possible, but did not have a firm timeline.
A second broader external review was also expected to take place examining the hospital's procedures, protocols and policies compared to other forensic hospitals in the country.
The hospital noted the second review has yet to start, as there are out-of-province stakeholders expected to take part.
On May 24, Coquitlam RCMP issued a warrant for Gregory Owen Schleen, 49, who was last seen by a staff member at the hospital the previous morning.
He was supposed to be at the Coast Cottages on the Riverview Hospital site later in the morning but never showed up.
Just a few days earlier, a warrant was issued for David Fomradas, 34.
Fomradas is the man behind a bizarre carjacking in 2009 involving Vancouver actress Carly Pope.
In both cases, the RCMP noted the patients' mental history and warned the public to not approach them, and instead call police.
In the case of Schleen, it is not the first time he's gone missing from the hospital, as he also did so in 2009.
Officials with the hospital insisted the two men are not a danger to the public and such incidents are rare.
As for Schleen and Fomradas, they remain on the lam. Coquitlam Mounties said they have received no tips or leads as to the whereabouts of either man.
"At this point, we are following every lead to locate them and, unfortunately, we have not been able to locate them at this time," said RCMP Const. Michelle Luca.
She indicated investigators are still working on the case and advisories have been sent to all Lower Mainland and B.C. detachments regarding the two men's disappearance.
Schleen was noted to have friends and family along the Sunshine Coast and on Vancouver Island.
The RCMP is asking anyone who sees either man to call 911 or the nearest police department and not to approach them.
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