10a NCAC 28i .0205         REVIEW OF REQUEST FORM

(a)  Upon completion of the determination of the competency of the client, and of whether or not the client has a guardian, the request form shall be sent to the Institution Director or his designee for review of the completeness of information and appropriateness of pursuing adult protective services.  If any information on the request form is incomplete, the appropriate staff member shall be notified and requested to furnish the information necessary to complete the request form within 24 hours.

(b)  If the designated staff member or members determine the client to be competent, or if the client is incompetent and has a guardian, the initiating physician shall be notified within 24 hours and the procedure terminated, or the initiating physician may appeal to the Institution Director or the Director's designee for a review of that determination by completing Part III of the request form.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A‑99 through 108A‑111; 122C‑57; 122C‑61; 131‑60.6; 143B‑147;

Eff. October 8, 1980;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1983.