SECTION .5000 ‑ FACILITY BASED CRISIS SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUALS OF ALL DISABILITY GROUPS

 

10a NCAC 27g .5001       SCOPE

(a)  A facility-based crisis service for individuals who have a mental illness, developmental disability or substance abuse disorder is a 24-hour residential facility which provides disability-specific care and treatment in a nonhospital setting for individuals in crisis who need short‑term intensive evaluation, or treatment intervention or behavioral management to stabilize acute or crisis situations.

(b)  This facility is designed as a time‑limited alternative to hospitalization for an individual in crisis.

 

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

Eff. May 1, 1996.