Ohio's Families and Children Rule Review Site

5101:2-9-35 Additional programmatic requirements regarding behavior management.

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(A) An agency certified to operate a residential facility shall establish a system where instances of behavior that are a danger to a child or to others shall be brought to the attention of appropriately trained behavior management staff.

(B) An agency certified to operate a residential facility which uses isolation and/or physical restraint as a behavior management tool shall establish an ongoing system for collecting and reviewing monthly aggregate data that reflects the use of restrictive treatment elements, including the number of applications of isolation and/or physical restraint, the names of staff members who participated in each instance of isolation or restraint, the range and average length of isolation and/or physical restraint, and injuries in addition to the critical incident report. When there is an unusually high incidence of the use of isolation and/or physical restraint, the administrator or designee shall review the agency's policies on behavior intervention, physical restraint, and isolation to determine how such incidents can be reduced.

Effective: 11/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/02/2013 and 08/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5103.03
Rule Amplifies: 5103.02, 5103.03
Prior Effective Dates: 5/1/98, 8/18/03