10A NCAC 27G .4403      operations

(a)  A SAIOP shall operate in a setting separate from the client's residence. 

(b)  Each SAIOP shall operate at least three hours per day, at least three days per week with a maximum of two days between offered services.

(c)  A SAIOP shall provide services a maximum of 19 hours for each client.

(d)  Each SAIOP shall provide services a minimum of nine hours per week for each client.

(e)  Group counseling shall be provided each day program services are offered.

(f)  Each SAIOP shall develop and implement written policies to carry out crisis response for their clients on a face to face and telephonic basis 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which shall include at a minimum the capacity for face to face emergency response within two hours.

(g)  Before discharge, the program shall complete a discharge plan and refer each client who has completed services to the level of treatment or rehabilitation as specified in the treatment plan.


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

Eff. April 1, 2006.