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55 Pa. Code § 6400.185. Content of the individual plan.

§ 6400.185. Content of the individual plan.

 The individual plan, including revisions, must include the following:

   (1)  The individual’s strengths, functional abilities and service needs.

   (2)  The individual’s preferences related to relationships, communication, community participation, employment, income and savings, health care, wellness and education.

   (3)  The individual’s desired outcomes.

   (4)  Services to assist the individual to achieve desired outcomes.

   (5)  Risks to the individual’s health, safety or well-being, behaviors likely to result in immediate physical harm to the individual or others and risk mitigation strategies, if applicable.

   (6)  Modification of individual rights as necessary to mitigate significant health and safety risks to the individual or others, if applicable.


   The provisions of this §  6400.185 issued under sections 911 and 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  911 and 1021); amended 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 §  6400.185 adopted August 27, 2010, effective August 28, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 4935; amended October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (381979).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6400.25 (relating to children’s services); 55 Pa. Code §  6400.32 (relating to rights of the individual); and 55 Pa. Code §  6400.195 (relating to behavior support component of the individual plan).

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