10a NCAC 27f .0102        LIVING ENVIRONMENT

(a)  Each client shall be provided:

(1)           an atmosphere conducive to uninterrupted sleep during scheduled sleeping hours, consistent with the types of services being provided and the type of clients being served; and

(2)           accessible areas for personal privacy, for at least limited periods of time, unless determined inappropriate by the treatment or habilitation team.

(b)  Each client shall be free to suitably decorate his room, or his portion of a multi‑resident room, with respect to choice, normalization principles, and with respect for the physical structure. Any restrictions on this freedom shall be carried out in accordance with governing body policy.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑51; 122C‑62; 143B‑147;

Eff. February 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1992;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.