10a NCAC 26d .1204 PROTECTIVE DEVICES
Whenever protective devices are utilized for any client, the Mental Health Program Director shall:
(1) ensure that the:
(a) necessity for the protective device has been assessed and approved by a mental health professional;
(b) device shall be applied by a person who has been trained in the utilization of protective devices;
(c) client, using protective devices which limits his freedom of movement, is observed every two hours; and
(d) client is given the opportunity for toileting and exercising.
(2) document the utilization of protective devices in the client's medical record.
History Note: Authority G.S. 148‑19(d);
Eff. January 4, 1994.