10a NCAC 27e .0102 PROHIBITED PROCEDURES
In each facility the following types of procedures shall be prohibited:
(1) those interventions which have been prohibited by statute or rule which shall include:
(a) any intervention which would be considered corporal punishment under G.S. 122C‑59;
(b) the contingent use of painful body contact;
(c) substances administered to induce painful bodily reactions, exclusive of Antabuse;
(d) electric shock (excluding medically administered electroconvulsive therapy);
(e) insulin shock;
(f) unpleasant tasting foodstuffs;
(g) contingent application of any noxious substances which include but are not limited to noise, bad smells or splashing with water; and
(h) any potentially physically painful procedure, excluding prescribed injections, or stimulus which is administered to the client for the purpose of reducing the frequency or intensity of a behavior.
(2) those interventions determined by the governing body to be unacceptable for or prohibited from use in the facility.
History Note: Authority G.S. 122C‑51; 122C‑57; 122C‑59; 131E‑67; 143B‑147;
Eff. February 1, 1991;
Amended Eff. January 1, 1992;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.