SOM Chapter 5 Update - Release of Person-Identifiable Data Related to Restraint/Seclusion Deaths
SandC-08-23, issued May 30, 2008, updated Section 5140 of the SOM, concerning handling of hospital reports of deaths associated
with the use of restraint or seclusion. Sections 5140.3 and 5140.4 are being revised further to streamline the process for
disclosing restraint/seclusion death report data to Protection and Advocacy organizations (P and As). New Exhibits are added
to facilitate the implementation of Data Use Agreements with P and As.