PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED
Restraint and Seclusion
171-A:10 Residential Services; Legal Counsel and Guardianship.
II. Whenever a client over the age of 18 years is considered incapable of managing his or her own affairs and is at risk of substantial harm to person or estate as a result, and the person does not have a legal guardian, the administrator shall take such steps as are appropriate to safeguard the person as may be consistent with RSA 464-A and 547-B, including the nomination of a guardian when no less restrictive alternative is available.
Source. 1975, 242:1. 1977, 587:1. 1979, 322:2, II, 20. 1983, 409:4. 1988, 107:5. 1995, 310:27. 2001, 101:9, 10, 18, III, eff. Aug. 20, 2001.