10A NCAC 28D .0103       INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT OR HABILITATION PLAN

(a)  The state facility shall provide qualified professionals to formulate and supervise implementation of the treatment/habilitation plan in accordance with G.S. 122C‑57(a).

(b)  Each client shall be encouraged and helped to attend the treatment/habilitation team meeting and to actively and meaningfully participate in the formulation of his treatment or habilitation plan. The legally responsible person of a minor or incompetent adult client shall also be encouraged to attend.  The amount of participation by the client or legally responsible person shall be documented in the client record.  The internal client advocate shall be allowed to attend the treatment/habilitation team meeting in accordance with G.S. 122C‑53(g).

(c)  Each client may, upon request, have an in‑house review of his individual treatment or habilitation plan or request the opinion of another person at no cost to the state.

(d)  The client's treatment or habilitation plan shall be reviewed at least quarterly by the treatment/habilitation team.

(e)  A discharge plan shall be formulated in accordance with Rule .0105 of this Section.

(f)  Upon request, a copy of the client's treatment or habilitation plan or an interpretive letter shall be furnished to the legally responsible person of an incompetent adult client or legally responsible person of a minor client except for minor clients in alcohol or drug rehabilitation programs as specified in 42 C.F.R. Part 2 or when minors are receiving treatment upon their own consent in accordance with G.S. 90‑21.5.

(g)  The treatment/habilitation team shall inform the client of the availability of his treatment/habilitation plan and shall provide the client with a copy of his treatment/habilitation plan upon request by the client when filed in accordance with G.S. 122C‑53(c).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90‑21.5; 122C‑51; 122C‑53; 122C‑57; 122C‑61; 122C‑62; 131E‑67; 143B‑147;

Eff. October 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1990; July 1, 1989.