§ 2390.179. Emergency use of a physical restraint.
If a physical restraint is used on an unanticipated, emergency basis, § § 2390.174 and 2390.175 (relating to human rights team; and behavior support component of the individual plan) do not apply until after the restraint is used for the same client twice in a 6-month period.
The provisions of this § 2390.179 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 § 2390.179 adopted October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777.
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