10a NCAC 27g .5003      OPERATIONS

(a)  Each facility shall have protocols and procedures for assessment, treatment, monitoring, and discharge planning for adults and for children of each disability group served in the facility.  Protocols and procedures shall be approved by the area program's medical director or the medical director's designee, as well as the director of the appropriate disability unit of the area program.

(b)  Discharge Planning and Referral to Treatment/Rehabilitation Facility.  Each facility shall complete a discharge plan for each client that summarizes the reason for admission, intervention provided, recommendations for follow-up, and referral to an outpatient or day program or residential treatment/rehabilitation facility.


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

Eff. May 1, 1996.