SECTION .1100 ‑ PARTIAL HOSPITALIZATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ACUTELY

MENTALLY ILL

 

10a NCAC 27g .1101       SCOPE

A partial hospitalization facility is a day/night facility which provides a broad range of intensive and therapeutic approaches which may include group, individual, occupational, activity and recreational therapies, training in community living and specific coping skills, and medical services as needed primarily for acutely mentally ill individuals.  This facility provides services to:

(1)           prevent hospitalization; or

(2)           to serve as an interim step for those leaving an inpatient hospital.

This facility provides a medical component in a less restrictive setting than a hospital or a residential treatment or rehabilitation facility.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑26; 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.