Notice On The Alarm Or The Bearing Systems For Children And Adolescents With Impaired Mental Functioning Placed In A Residential Institution Or At The Place Of Residence

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om alarm- eller pejlesystemer til børn og unge med nedsat psykisk funktionsevne anbragt i døgninstitution eller på opholdssted

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Notice on the alarm or the bearing systems for children and adolescents with impaired mental functioning placed in a residential institution or at the place of residence

Under section 123 (d), paragraph 2, of the law on social services, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 81 of 4. February 2011, as amended by Act No. 153 of 26. February 2011, fixed: § 1. The use of force against children or young people with impaired mental functioning placed in a residential institution or at the place of residence in accordance with section 123 (d) service includes the use of personal emergency or Locator systems.

§ 2. In the case of an application from a 24-hour establishment or residence for permission to use a personal alarm or benchmark system in relation to a child or a young Municipal Council must ensure that the conditions laid down in § 123 (d) are met.

(2). The assessment of whether the conditions for the implementation in accordance with paragraph 1 are met, the Municipal Council to ensure that there are: 1) the necessary technical documentation of the person's reduced functional ability, 2) examination of the pedagogical methods that have been tried used prior to the recommendation on the introduction of the measure, including how methods have proved insufficient to achieve the purpose, 3) a review of the What pedagogical methods in parallel with the measure will be used to try to make the child or the young person able to move outside the space on their own.

(3). In assessing whether the conditions are met for the implementation in accordance with paragraph 1 are met, the Municipal Council also ensure whether the child's or the young person's views are accorded appropriate weight in accordance with his/her age and maturity, without prejudice. Article 46, paragraph 3.

§ 3. By shared custody must be consent from both custody holders.

§ 4. The measure may be initiated for a maximum period of four months at a time. The period is determined on the basis of a specific assessment in each individual case. The measure shall cease, if the conditions laid down in order to take a decision on the application of the measure is no longer present.

§ 5. Access to decide on the use of a personal alarm or the bearing system under section 123 (d), does not include equipment which is suitable for continuously monitoring the child or the young person's whereabouts.

§ 6. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. March 2011.

The Ministry of Social Affairs, the 26. February 2011 Benedikte Kiær/Karin Ingemann