SECTION .1600 ‑ INPATIENT SERVICES FOR INMATES WHO ARE MENTALLY ILL
10a NCAC 26d .1601 SCOPE
(a) Inpatient units for clients who are mentally ill shall provide close supervision by a qualified mental health professional on a 24‑hour basis.
(b) The inpatient unit shall be designed to serve any client who requires continuous treatment for moderate or severe mental illness.
(c) Client care shall be provided under the supervision of a psychiatrist or doctoral level psychologist.
(d) Individuals who, in addition to mental illness, have other disorders such as mental retardation or substance abuse, shall be eligible for admission.
History Note: Authority G.S. 148‑19(d);
Eff. January 4, 1994;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 20, 2015.