- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
- Chapter 33. Assisted Living Homes
- Section 330. Prohibitions.
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AS 47.33.330. Prohibitions.
- (a) An assisted living home, including staff of the home, may not
- (1) deprive a resident of the home of the rights, benefits, or privileges guaranteed to the resident by law;
- (2) enter a resident's room without first obtaining permission, except
- (A) during regular, previously announced, fire, sanitation, or other licensing inspections;
- (B) when a condition or situation presents an imminent danger;
- (C) as required by the resident's assisted living plan to provide services specified in the residential services contract;
- (D) for other vital health or safety reasons;
- (3) impose religious beliefs or practices upon a resident or require a resident to attend religious services;
- (4) place a resident under physical restraint unless the resident's own actions present an imminent danger to the resident
- (5) place a resident under chemical restraint; this paragraph does not prevent a resident from voluntarily taking
tranquilizers, or other medication, prescribed by a licensed physician;
- (6) compel a resident to perform services for the home, except as contracted for by the resident and the home or as
provided for in the resident's assisted living plan; or
- (7) restrain, interfere with, coerce, discriminate against, or retaliate against a resident for asserting a right
specified by this chapter or by other law.
- (b) An assisted living home may not physically restrain a resident unless the home has a written physical restraint
procedure that has been approved by the licensing agency. The home shall terminate the physical restraint as soon as
the resident no longer presents an imminent danger.
- (c) An owner, administrator, employee, or agent of an assisted living home may not act as a representative of a resident.
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