Arizona Administrative Code
Title 6 - ECONOMIC SECURITY
Chapter 6 - DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY - DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Article 16 - ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Section R6-6-1603 - Medical Evaluation

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 6-6-1603

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

A. The employees of a service provider immediately shall refer any client who appears to have been abused, neglected, or injured for medical evaluation by nursing staff. If nursing staff is unavailable, the client shall be referred immediately to a licensed physician.

B. If the nursing staff, during the course of any medical evaluation, notes any injury to a client which is not clearly due to an accidental cause, it shall arrange for the client to be seen immediately by a licensed physician. The physician shall examine the client for signs of neglect and abusive treatment and send a written report to the District Program Manager within seven days.

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