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(1) Isolation means intentional acts (a) committed for the purpose of preventing, and which do prevent, a vulnerable adult or senior adult from having contact with family, friends, or concerned persons, (b) committed to prevent a vulnerable adult or senior adult from receiving his or her mail or telephone calls, (c) of physical or chemical restraint of a vulnerable adult or senior adult committed for purposes of preventing contact with visitors, family, friends, or other concerned persons, or (d) which restrict, place, or confine a vulnerable adult or senior adult in a restricted area for purposes of social deprivation or preventing contact with family, friends, visitors, or other concerned persons.
(2) Isolation does not include (a) medical isolation prescribed by a licensed physician caring for the vulnerable adult or senior adult, (b) action taken in compliance with a harassment protection order issued pursuant to section 28-311.09, a valid foreign harassment protection order recognized pursuant to section 28-311.10, a sexual assault protection order issued pursuant to section 28-311.11, a valid foreign sexual assault protection order recognized pursuant to section 28-311.12, an order issued pursuant to section 42-924, an ex parte order issued pursuant to section 42-925, an order excluding a person from certain premises issued pursuant to section 42-357, or a valid foreign protection order recognized pursuant to section 42-931, or (c) action authorized by an administrator of a nursing home pursuant to section 71-6021.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 28. Crimes and Punishments § 28-358.01. Isolation, defined - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ne/chapter-28-crimes-and-punishments/ne-rev-st-sect-28-358-01/
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