37.34.1420 POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT: EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
(1) Emergencies are situations in which the person, other person(s), or the environment is at imminent risk of serious harm or damage due to the person's challenging behavior.
(2) If an emergency occurs the following procedures may be used if necessary to prevent the imminent risk of serious harm or damage to the person, other person(s), or the environment:
(a) physical restraint; or
(b) mechanical restraint, upon written order by a licensed physician for medical reasons.
(3) Incident reporting must meet the requirements described in ARM Title 37, chapter 34, subchapter 15.
(4) A behavior support plan, as described in ARM 37.34.1412, must be developed for the person if physical restraint is used three times in a three-month period.
History: 53-20-203, 53-20-205, MCA; NEW, 1986 MAR p. 345, Eff. 4/21/86; AMD, 1993 MAR p. 1356, Eff. 6/25/93; TRANS, from SRS, 1998 MAR p. 3124; AMD, 2012 MAR p. 2617, Eff. 12/21/12.