Questions to consider

Consider the following questions when giving feedback.

1.

In what circumstances may restrictive practices be needed? What rules and safeguards should be applied? Should the same rules and safeguards apply to all people?

2

Are there any other principles that should guide restrictive practices authorisation in South Australia?

3

Aside from the agreed national list of prohibited practices, are there any other restrictive practices that should not be allowed?

4

What restrictive practices are less intrusive?

5

What restrictive practices are more intrusive?

6

How should people participate in the restrictive practice authorisation?

7

Is a tiered approach to authorisation of restrictive practices based on risk and level of intrusiveness, the right approach?

8

What types of practices should not be defined as detention in the regulations? For example: locking the door overnight or maybe during the day.

9

What skills and experience does an authorised program officer and senior authorising officer (decision makers) need to authorise restrictive practices?

10

What conditions should be met to authorise the use of restrictive practices? Does it change depending on the level of intrusiveness?

11

What information should decision makers use when deciding whether to authorise the use of a restrictive practice?

12

How should the quality and consistency of restrictive practices authorisation decision be monitored?

13

Any further comments?

 

Upcoming key dates

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 at 5:00 PM

CLOSING DATE: New rules about restrictive practices in South Australia

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