Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5486 - Mental Health

Use of physical, mechanical or chemical restraint on client by facility authorized in certain circumstances. Notwithstanding the provisions of NRS 433.549 to 433.5503, inclusive, to the contrary, a facility may use or authorize the use of physical restraint, mechanical restraint or chemical restraint on a person with a disability who is a client if the facility is:

1. Accredited by a nationally recognized accreditation association or agency; or

2. Certified for participation in the Medicaid or Medicare Program,

only to the extent that the accreditation or certification allows the use of such restraint.

Last modified: February 27, 2006