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Family Residential Standards 2007

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Family Residential Standards 2007

Family Residential Standards 2007

These family residential standards have been superseded by the 2020 Family Residential Standards.

Click on a heading below to view specific information for each topic.

1. Safety

  • 1.1 Emergency Plans (PDF | 1.3 MB)
  • 1.2 Environmental Health and Safety (PDF | 1.3 MB)
  • 1.3 Transportation by Land (PDF | 907 KB)
  • 1.4 Housekeeping and Voluntary Work Program (PDF | 323 KB)

2. Security

  • 2.1 Admission and Release (PDF | 480 KB)
  • 2.2 Contraband (PDF | 272 KB)
  • 2.3 Funds and Personal Property (PDF | 582 KB)
  • 2.4 Key and Lock Control (PDF | 458 KB)
  • 2.5 Resident Census (PDF | 147 KB)
  • 2.6 Searches of Residents (PDF | 225 KB)
  • 2.7 Sexual Abuse and Assault Prevention and Intervention (PDF | 1.1 MB)
  • 2.8 Staff-Resident Communications (PDF | 460 KB)
  • 2.9 Tool Control (PDF | 381 KB)
  • 2.10 Use of Physical Control Measures and Restraints (PDF | 956 KB)

3. Order

  • 3.1 Discipline and Behavior Management (PDF | 1.3 MB)

4. Care

  • 4.1 Food Service (PDF | 1.7 MB)
  • 4.2 Hunger Strikes (PDF | 266 KB)
  • 4.3 Medical Care (PDF | 1.6 MB)
  • 4.4 Personal Hygiene (PDF | 244 KB)
  • 4.5 Suicide Prevention and Intervention (PDF | 179 KB)
  • 4.6 Terminal Illness, Advance Directives, and Death (PDF | 397 KB)

5. Activities

  • 5.1 Correspondence and Other Mail (PDF | 902 KB)
  • 5.2 Educational Policy (PDF | 652 KB)
  • 5.3 Escorted Trips for Non-Medical Emergencies (PDF | 267 KB)
  • 5.4 Marriage Request (PDF | 178 KB)
  • 5.5 Recreation (PDF | 193 KB)
  • 5.6 Religious Practices (PDF | 507 KB)
  • 5.7 Telephone Access (PDF | 314 KB)
  • 5.8 Visitation (PDF | 4.2 MB)

6. Justice

  • 6.1 Grievance System (PDF | 463 KB)
  • 6.2 Law Libraries and Legal Material (PDF | 389 KB)
  • 6.3 Legal Rights Group Presentations (PDF | 318 KB)

7. Administration & Management

  • 7.1 Residential Files (PDF | 266 KB)
  • 7.2 News Media Interviews and Tours (PDF | 253 KB)
  • 7.3 Staff Hiring and Training (PDF | 729 KB)
  • 7.4 Transfer of Residents (PDF | 783 KB)
  • 7.5 Post Orders (PDF | 186 KB)
Updated: 03/11/2021