Arizona Administrative Code
Title 6 - ECONOMIC SECURITY
Chapter 6 - DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY - DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Article 16 - ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Section R6-6-1601 - Reporting Procedures

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 6-6-1601

Current through Register Vol. 30, No. 12, March 22, 2024

A. Any employee of an agency contracting with the Department to provide services (service provider) who must physically defend self or others against a client's aggressive behavior shall use the minimum amount of force necessary to control the situation and shall immediately report the incident to the employee's supervisor or the District Program Manager and record the incident in the daily log or client record.

B. Any employee of a service provider who injures a client shall immediately report the incident to the employee's supervisor or the District Program Manager and record the incident in the daily log or client incident record.

C. Any employee of a service provider who observes abusive treatment or neglect of a client shall intervene on the client's behalf and shall immediately report the incident to the employee's supervisor or the District Program Manager and record the incident in the daily log or client incident record.

D. All cases of possible abusive treatment or neglect of a client shall be reported immediately by an employee of a service provider to his supervisor or the District Program Manager and the employee shall record the incident in the daily log or client incident record.

E. An employee of a service provider shall report to the employee's supervisor or the District Program Manager any situation in which another employee intimidates a client, parent, guardian, or fellow employee in connection with or to prevent the reporting of any incident described above.

F. Whenever an employee of a service provider reports to the employee's supervisor an incident as described above, that supervisor shall report the incident immediately to the District Program Manager.

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