10A ncac 28D .0204       INDICATIONS FOR USE OF SECLUSION AND ISOLATION TIME-OUT

Seclusion and isolation time-out shall be used only:

(1)           in those situations specified in G.S. 122C-60;

(2)           after less restrictive measures have been attempted and have proven ineffective. Less restrictive measures that shall be considered include:

(a)           counseling;

(b)           environmental changes;

(c)           education techniques; and

(d)           interruptive or re-direction techniques; and

(3)           after consideration of the client's physical and psychological well-being as specified in Rule .0203(b) of this Section.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑51; 122C‑53; 122C‑60; 122C‑62; 143B‑147;

Eff. October 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. November 1, 1993; April 1, 1990; July 1, 1989;

Temporary Amendment Eff. January 1, 2001;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2002.