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55 Pa. Code § 6400.209. Emergency use of a physical restraint.

§ 6400.209. Emergency use of a physical restraint.

 If a physical restraint is used on an unanticipated, emergency basis, § §  6400.194 and 6400.195 (relating to human rights team; and behavior support component of the individual plan) do not apply until after the restraint is used for the same individual twice in a 6-month period.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  6400.209 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)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  6400.209 adopted October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777.



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