10A NCAC 13H .0803 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
The facility shall have a written statement of policies and procedures:
(1) concerning the rights of residents that assure the civil rights of all residents;
(2) that are in accordance with the Declaration of General and Special Rights of the Mentally Retarded of the International League of Societies for the Mentally Handicapped;
(3) that describe the means of making legal counsel available to residents for the protection of their rights;
(4) the "rhythm of life" in the living unit shall resemble the cultural norm for the residents' non‑retarded age peers, unless a departure from this rhythm is justified on the basis of maximizing the residents' human qualities.
History Note: Authority G.S. 131D‑2; 143B‑153; 168‑1; 168‑9;
Eff. January 1, 1978.