§ 6100.343. Appropriate use of restrictive procedures.
(a) A restrictive procedure may not be used as retribution, for the convenience of staff persons or as a substitute for staffing or appropriate services.
(b) For each use of a restrictive procedure:
(1) Every attempt shall be made to anticipate and de-escalate the behavior using techniques less intrusive than a restrictive procedure.
(2) A restrictive procedure may not be used unless less restrictive techniques and resources appropriate to the behavior have been tried but have failed.
This section cited in 55 Pa. Code § 6100.43 (relating to regulatory waiver); 55 Pa. Code § 6100.801 (relating to agency with choice); 55 Pa. Code § 6100.804 (relating to base-funding); and 55 Pa. Code § 6100.805 (relating to vendor goods and services).
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