SECTION .1100 ‑ TRANSITIONAL RESIDENCE PROGRAMS FOR ADULT AND ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MENTALLY ILL
10A NCAC 27B .1101 DEFINITION AND GOALS
(1) Primary Service. Transitional residence programs (group homes) are residential programs which provide a group living environment for adult and elderly individuals who are mentally ill and who need limited to moderate supervision. The program is designed to improve the residents' social behavior, vocational functioning and independent living. Included in residential treatment are room and board costs for up to six consecutive months for any one placement;
(2) Components. None;
(3) Resource Items. None;
(4) Target Population. Adults and elderly individuals who are mentally ill and are capable of self‑medication.
(b) This service may be directed toward the goals of:
(1) economic self‑support;
(2) personal self‑sufficiency;
(3) preventing or remedying abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or adults unable to protect their own interests;
(4) preventing or reducing inappropriate institutional care.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑147;
Eff. July 1, 1984;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 25, 2016.