10a NCAC 26C .0104       DESIGNATION

(a)  The DMH/DD/SAS shall designate as facilities for the custody and treatment of involuntary clients those facilities that demonstrate both treatment capability and the capability to assure the safety of the client and the general public.

(b)  The DMH/DD/SAS shall notify the facility in writing of its designation status.

(c)  The DMH/DD/SAS shall notify the Clerks of Superior Court in that region of those facilities designated with copies to be sent to the local management entities.  For purposes of this Rule, local management entity shall have the same definition as set forth in G.S. 122C-3(20b).

(d)  A list of designated facilities may be obtained from the DMH/DD/SAS at a cost to cover printing and postage or may be downloaded from the DMH/DD/SAS website at http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/ivc.

(e)  A facility granted designation shall notify the DMH/DD/SAS of any changes in operation concerning any of the information submitted with the original request within seven calendar days of the change. 

(f)  Designation may be terminated by the DMH/DD/SAS upon finding that the facility no longer meets the qualifications for designation and is no longer able to provide treatment.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑252;

Temporary Rule Eff. January 1, 1986, for a Period of 32 Days to Expire on February 1, 1986;

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. March 1, 2009.