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If a resident is medicated in an emergency situation and the treating physician determines that the medication should continue, then the licensee shall immediately seek the consent of the parent(s) of a resident, where the parents have custody of their child.
If parents of the resident do not have legal custody, the licensee shall seek consent of the person or agency that has legal custody or judicial approval where necessary for medicating the resident.
Such vital signs are to be documented in the resident's file;i.Should a resident who has a variance for chemical or mechanical restraint be discharged, terminated or otherwise leave the program, the variance is not transferable to another program or another resident.A variance to allow the use of mechanical or chemical restraint for any individual resident will not be considered until the following conditions are met:1. Information on the individual resident, including: name, date of birth, date of admission to the program; referral materials, all diagnoses, previous placement history, treatments utilized, incident reports, current behaviors which may warrant the use of mechanical or chemical restraint; statements from the parent/guardian of the resident and any other information regarding the resident that the program wishes EEC to consider in reviewing their request;b.Mechanical restraint may not be used for more than one hour without medical or clinical consultation; and such consultation must be documented in each resident's record .3.Only in an emergency situation may medication be administered without parental consent or prior judicial approval and only if there is no less intrusive alternative to medication.