The facility written policy and procedure shall require postadmission screening and referral for care of inmates with special needs, whose adaptation to the correctional environment is significantly impaired.
For the purposes of this part, an inmate with special needs shall include, but need not be limited to, those with functional impairments, those defined as mentally ill, those defined as developmentally disabled, those defined as mentally ill and dangerous to the public, and those defined as individuals with disabilities.
A policy and procedure shall be developed for the management of inmates with special needs and shall include:
procedures that require referral for emergency admission under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 253B, of persons considered to be mentally ill or developmentally disabled, and in imminent danger of injuring self or others if not immediately restrained; and
procedures for accessing and using emergency services according to Minnesota Statutes, chapter 253B, for adults who are experiencing an emotional crisis or mental illness.
MS s 241.021
23 SR 1834; L 2005 c 56 s 2; 38 SR 523
December 20, 2013