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Regional Centers Restraint Data


Welfare and Institutions Code sections 4436.5 and 4659.2 require the Department of Developmental Services to publish data quarterly regarding the use of physical or chemical restraint, or both, by all regional center vendors providing residential services or supported living services, and by long-term health care facilities and acute psychiatric hospitals serving individuals with developmental disabilities. California Code of Regulations, Title 17 Section 54327 requires vendors and long-term health care facilities to report, among other incident types, incidents of reasonably suspected abuse/exploitation including physical and/or chemical restraint.

The Department developed and adopted Guidelines for the Use of Restraint or Containment in Enhanced Behavioral Supports Homes, as required by Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 4684.81(i)(1).

» View restraint data for Developmental Centers

Last Updated: 6/4/2019