SECTION .0200 ‑ PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES

 

10a NCAC 28i .0201         SCOPE

The purpose of the rules in this Section is to set forth the procedures for obtaining adult protective services for clients in need of medical or surgical treatment who are residing in regional mental retardation centers, and regional psychiatric hospitals, and North Carolina Special Care Center of the Division, and who appear to be incompetent.  These Rules do not apply to immediate life threatening disorders in which medical or surgical action can take place without consent pursuant to G.S. 90‑21.13(3).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A‑99 through 108A‑111; 122C‑57; 122C‑61; 131‑60.6; 143B‑147;

Eff. October 8, 1980;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1983.