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55 Pa. Code § 6400.192. Written policy.

§ 6400.192. Written policy.

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

Authority

   The provisions of this §  6400.192 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)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  6400.192 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595; amended October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (381982).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6400.273 (relating to exceptions).



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