Mich. Admin. Code R. 400.1415 - Resident behavior management; chemical restraint restriction; chemical restraint report

Rule 15.

(1) The use of a chemical restraint shall only be prescribed and authorized by a licensed physician.
(2) When a chemical restraint is administered by the licensee or responsible person, the licensee or responsible person shall contact the resident's physician within a reasonable period of time following the administration of the chemical restraint.
(3) A licensee shall initiate a review process as stated in R 400.1414 when a resident requires the repeated and prolonged use of a chemical restraint.
(4) All uses of a chemical restraint shall be noted in the resident's record. This notation shall include all of the following information:
(a) The type of chemical restraint used.
(b) The reason for the use of the chemical restraint.
(c) The types of less restrictive alternatives which were tried.
(d) The name of the physician who prescribed and authorized the chemical restraint.
(e) The time and date the chemical restraint was administered.
(5) A licensee shall make available reports of all uses of a chemical restraint when requested by the resident's designated representative, responsible agency, or the department.


Mich. Admin. Code R. 400.1415
1984 AACS

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