Mich. Admin. Code R. 400.1412 - Resident behavior management; prohibitions

Rule 12.

(1) A licensee shall not mistreat or permit the mistreatment of a resident by responsible persons or other occupants of the home. Mistreatment includes any intentional action or omission which exposes a resident to a serious risk of physical or emotional harm.
(2) A licensee, responsible person, or any person living in the home shall not use any of the following methods of handling a resident for discipline purposes:
(a) Any form of severe punishment or physical force.
(b) Restricting a resident's movement by binding or tying.
(c) Confining a resident in an area such as a closet, locked room, box, or similar cubicle.
(d) Withholding necessary food, rest, or toilet use.
(e) Mental or emotional cruelty, including subjecting a resident to verbal abuse, making derogatory remarks about the resident or members of his or her family or making malicious threats.
(f) Refusing the resident entrance to the home.


Mich. Admin. Code R. 400.1412
1984 AACS

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