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55 Pa. Code § 6400.20. Incident analysis.

§ 6400.20. Incident analysis.

 (a)  The home shall complete the following for each confirmed incident:

   (1)  Analysis to determine the cause of the incident.

   (2)  Corrective action, if indicated.

   (3)  A strategy to address the potential risks to the individual.

 (b)  The home shall review and analyze incidents and conduct and document a trend analysis at least every 3 months.

 (c)  The home shall identify and implement preventive measures to reduce:

   (1)  The number of incidents.

   (2)  The severity of the risks associated with the incident.

   (3)  The likelihood of an incident recurring.

 (d)  The home shall educate staff persons and the individual based on the circumstances of the incident.

 (e)  The home shall monitor incident data and take actions to mitigate and manage risks.


   The provisions of this §  6400.20 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 §  6400.20 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 (381938).

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