§ 2390.171. Definition of restrictive procedures.
A restrictive procedure is a practice that does one or more of the following:
(1) Limits a clients movement, activity or function.
(2) Interferes with a clients ability to acquire positive reinforcement.
(3) Results in the loss of objects or activities that a client values.
(4) Requires a client to engage in a behavior that the client would not engage in given freedom of choice.
The provisions of this § 2390.171 issued under sections 201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), 911 and 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § § 201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), 911 and 1021); and section 201(2) of the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Act of 1966 (50 P.S. § 4201(2)).
The provisions of this § 2390.171 adopted October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777.
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