10A NCAC 13G .0214      suspension of admissions

(a)  Either the Secretary or his designee shall notify the domiciliary home by certified mail of the decision to suspend admissions.  Such notice will include:

(1)           the period of the suspension,

(2)           factual allegations,

(3)           citation of statutes and rules alleged to be violated,

(4)           notice of the facility's right to contested case hearing or the suspension.

(b)  The suspension will be effective when the notice is served or on the date specified in the notice of suspension, whichever is later.  The suspension will remain effective for the period specified in the notice or until the facility demonstrates to the Secretary or his designee that conditions are no longer detrimental to the health and safety of the residents.

(c)  The home shall not admit new residents during the effective date of the suspension.

(d)  Any action taken by the Division of Health Service Regulation to revoke a home's license or to reduce the license to a provisional license shall be accompanied by a recommendation to the Secretary or his designee to suspend new admissions.  A suspension may be ordered without the license being affected.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-2.7;

Eff. January 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1990.