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55 Pa. Code § 2390.172. Written policy.

§ 2390.172. Written policy.

 The facility shall develop and implement a written policy that defines the prohibition or use of specific types of restrictive procedures, describes the circumstances in which a restrictive procedure may be used, the staff persons who may authorize the use of a restrictive procedure and a mechanism to monitor and control the use of restrictive procedures.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  2390.172 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)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  2390.172 adopted October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777.



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