10A NCAC 71A .0302 SUBSTANTIATED REPORT: ADULT REFUSES SERVICES
(a) When the evaluation of a report indicates that the allegations are substantiated and the disabled adult is capable of making responsible decisions and refuses the receipt of protective services, the worker must respect that decision and terminate contact with the adult. Prior to doing so, the worker shall explain the services available to the adult and that the adult may call the agency to request assistance, if needed.
(b) Documentation shall be made of the worker's explanation and offer of services and of the adult's refusal to accept services. The worker shall obtain from the adult a signed statement of his refusal of services or shall document in the record the attempt to obtain such a signed statement.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑153;
Eff. November 1, 1983;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 20, 2017.