section .5600 - SUPERVISED LIVING FOR INDIVIDUALS OF ALL DISABILITY GROUPS

 

10A NCAC 27G .5601 SCOPE

(a) Supervised living is a 24‑hour facility which provides residential services to individuals in a home environment where the primary purpose of these services is the care, habilitation or rehabilitation of individuals who have a mental illness, a developmental disability or disabilities, or a substance abuse disorder, and who require supervision when in the residence.

(b) A supervised living facility shall be licensed if the facility serves either:

(1) one or more minor clients; or

(2) two or more adult clients.

Minor and adult clients shall not reside in the same facility.

(c) Each supervised living facility shall be licensed to serve a specific population as designated below:

(1) "A" designation means a facility which serves adults whose primary diagnosis is mental illness but may also have other diagnoses;

(2) "B" designation means a facility which serves minors whose primary diagnosis is a developmental disability but may also have other diagnoses;

(3) "C" designation means a facility which serves adults whose primary diagnosis is a developmental disability but may also have other diagnoses;

(4) "D" designation means a facility which serves minors whose primary diagnosis is substance abuse dependency but may also have other diagnoses;

(5) "E" designation means a facility which serves adults whose primary diagnosis is substance abuse dependency but may also have other diagnoses; or

(6) "F" designation means a facility in a private residence, which serves no more than three adult clients whose primary diagnoses is mental illness but may also have other disabilities, or three adult clients or three minor clients whose primary diagnoses is developmental disabilities but may also have other disabilities who live with a family and the family provides the service. This facility shall be exempt from the following rules: 10A NCAC 27G .0201 (a)(1),(2),(3),(4),(5)(A)&(B); (6); (7)(A),(B),(E),(F),(G),(H); (8); (11); (13); (15); (16); (18) and (b); 10A NCAC 27G .0202(a),(d),(g)(1)(i); 10A NCAC 27G .0203; 10A NCAC 27G .0205 (a),(b); 10A NCAC 27G .0207 (b),(c); 10A NCAC 27G .0208 (b),(e); 10A NCAC 27G .0209[(c)(1) non-prescription medications only] (d)(2),(4); (e)(1)(A),(D),(E);(f);(g); and 10A NCAC 27G .0304 (b)(2),(d)(4). This facility shall also be known as alternative family living or assisted family living (AFL).

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996;

Temporary Amendment Eff. January 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2003.