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