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§ 72457. Special Treatment Program Service Unit - Restraint and Seclusion.

22 CA ADC § 72457BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 3. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Article 4. Optional Services (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 72457
§ 72457. Special Treatment Program Service Unit - Restraint and Seclusion.
Note: See Executive Order N-55-20 (2019 CA EO 55-20), issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which suspends certain provisions related to the operation of treatment and rehabilitation facilities that could restrict staffing flexibility.
(a) Restraint and seclusion shall only be used as emergency measures to protect the patient from injury to self or to others. Restraint and seclusion shall not be used as punishment or the convenience of the staff.
(1) Restraints may be used:
(A) For the protection of the patient during treatment and diagnostic procedures, including but not limited to, intravenous therapy, tube feeding and catheterization.
(B) To prevent infirm patients from falling out of bed or chairs or otherwise injuring themselves.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-55-20 (2019 CA EO 55-20), dated April 22, 2020, which suspended certain provisions related to the operation of treatment and rehabilitation facilities that could restrict staffing flexibility, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This database is current through 11/13/20 Register 2020, No. 46
22 CCR § 72457, 22 CA ADC § 72457
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