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AR 97/2010 PROTECTION FOR PERSONS IN CARE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 17/2018)

ALBERTA REGULATION 97/2010

Protection for Persons in Care Act

PROTECTION FOR PERSONS IN CARE REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Definition

                2      Prescribed Act

                3      Designated service providers


                4      Circumstances not constituting abuse

                5      Expiry

                6      Coming into force

Definition

1   In this Regulation, “Act” means the Protection for Persons in Care Act, SA 2009 cP‑29.1.

Prescribed Act

2   The Health Disciplines Act is prescribed for the purposes of sections 1(4)(c) and 7(4) of the Act.

Designated service providers

3   The following persons are designated as service providers for the purpose of section 1(1)(m) of the Act:

                               (a)    the operator of a supportive living accommodation licensed under the Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Act that receives part or all of its operating funds, directly or indirectly, from the Government of Alberta;

                              (b)    a person that provides care or support services, other than family‑managed supports, to individuals with developmental disabilities and receives funding under the Persons with Developmental Disabilities Community Governance Act for the provision of those services;

                               (c)    a person that provides day programs, residential and care or support services funded by Alberta Health Services, including, without limitation, addictions and mental health treatment and rehabilitation centres.

Circumstances not constituting abuse

4   For the purpose of section 1(3)(e) of the Act, the following circumstances do not constitute abuse:

                               (a)    decisions made by a guardian or trustee under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act;

                              (b)    decisions made by a review panel under the Mental Health Act;

                               (c)    decisions made by a person described in section 28(1) of the Mental Health Act;

                              (d)    actions taken under the Emergency Medical Aid Act.

Expiry

5   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on June 30, 2023.

AR 97/2010 s5;50/2015;17/2018

Coming into force

6   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of section 26 of the Act.