10A NCAC 70k .0209       SEARCHES

(a)  A residential maternity home shall have written policies and procedures regarding staff conducting searches of resident's rooms and possessions that shall be discussed with each resident and, if applicable, their parents, guardians or legal custodians prior to or upon placement.

(b)  The search policies and procedures shall include:

(1)           circumstances under which searches are conducted;

(2)           persons who are allowed to conduct searches;

(3)           provision for removing and disposing of items seized as a result of searches; and

(4)           provision for documenting searches.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-1; 143B-153;

Eff. October 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 5, 2016.