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WAC 388-101D-0455

Mechanical and chemical restraints.

(1) The service provider must protect each client's right to be free from mechanical and chemical restraints and involuntary seclusion.
(2) The service provider must use the least restrictive alternatives needed to protect the client, others, or property.
(3) If needed, mechanical restraints may only be used for needed medical or dental treatment and only under the direction of a licensed physician or dentist.
(4) Restraints used as allowed by subsection (3) of this section must be justified and documented in the client's record.
[WSR 16-14-058, recodified as § 388-101D-0455, filed 6/30/16, effective 8/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 71A.12 RCW. WSR 08-02-022, § 388-101-3950, filed 12/21/07, effective 2/1/08.]
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