10A NCAC 13F .1306        ADMISSION TO THE SPECIAL CARE UNIT

In addition to meeting all requirements specified in the rules of this Subchapter for the admission of residents to the home, the facility shall assure that the following requirements are met for admission to the special care unit:

(1)           A physician shall specify a diagnosis on the resident's FL-2 that meets the conditions of the specific group of residents to be served.

(2)           There shall be a documented pre-admission screening by the facility to evaluate the appropriateness of an individual's placement in the special care unit.

(3)           Family members seeking admission of a resident to a special care unit shall be provided disclosure information required in G.S. 131D-8 and any additional written information addressing policies and procedures listed in Rule .1305 of this Subchapter that is not included in G.S. 131D-8.  This disclosure shall be documented in the resident's record.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-2; 131D-4.5; 131D-4.6; 131D-8; 143B-165; S.L. 1999-0334;

Temporary Adoption Eff. December 1, 1999;

Eff. July 1, 2000.