In addition to meeting enrollment policies and procedures requirements in Rule .0501(a) of this Subchapter, an adult day care center or home shall assure the following requirements are met for participants who are enrolled for special care services:

(1)           Disclosure information shall be provided to an individual or the responsible party of an individual seeking enrollment in a center or home providing special care services.  The disclosure information shall be written and address policies and procedures listed in Rule .0902 of this Subchapter.

(2)           The participant’s medical examination report shall specify a diagnosis, disability or condition consistent with the special care service offered by the program.

(3)           Any individual with a developmental disability being considered for adult day services programming enrollment or discharge must proceed through the Developmental Disabilities Single Portal of Entry and Exit process pursuant to G.S. 122C-132.1 and 10A NCAC 29D .0200.

(4)           A participant transferring from standard day care services to special care services must meet the criteria for that special care service.  Family or responsible persons shall agree to the transfer decision.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-6; 143B-153; S.L. 1999-334;

Eff. July 17, 2000.