SECTION .0500 ‑ RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES
10A NCAC 71A .0501 GENERAL REQUIREMENT
(a) In accordance with provisions of G.S. 108A‑103 and the rules in Section .0200 of this Subchapter, the department of social services in the county in which the facility is located shall evaluate reports of abused, neglected, or exploited disabled adults in need of protective services who are specifically named patients or residents of nursing, combination, and residential care facilities. This includes reports regarding patients or residents who are placed from other counties.
(b) Complaints received by the county department of social services regarding general conditions or violations of standards in nursing and combination facilities and residential care facilities licensed under G.S. 122C shall be referred to the Division of Health Service Regulation.
(c) Complaints received by the county department of social services regarding general conditions or violations of standards in residential care facilities licensed under G.S. 131D‑2 shall be followed up by the adult home specialist in accordance with the specialist's ongoing responsibility for supervision of these facilities.
History Note: Authority G.S. 108A‑103; 143B‑153;
Eff. November 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. December 1, 1991; July 1, 1990;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 20, 2017.