S-4.2, r. 5.01 - Regulation respecting the conditions for obtaining a certificate of compliance and the operating standards for a private seniors’ residence

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76. The operator of a residence covered by this Division may only use control measures involving force, isolation or mechanical means on a resident in an emergency situation and as a last resort, to protect the resident or another person from an imminent danger of injury. Subject to the second paragraph of section 77, control measures may only be applied when alternative measures have been ineffective in reducing the danger. In addition, control measures may only be applied temporarily and in exceptional cases, in the least constraining way possible.
The operator may not use any chemical substance as a control measure.
O.C. 100-2013, s. 76.