SECTION .0700 ‑ INTER‑COUNTY RESPONSIBILITY
10a NCAC 71a .0701 COOPERATION IN COMPLETING EVALUATIONS
The department of social services in the county in which a disabled adult is located shall cooperate in carrying out the evaluation of a protective services report when the department of social services in the adult's county of residence has received the report and is responsible for the evaluation. Cooperation shall include prompt performance of any activities within the scope of protective services necessary to insure the protection of the disabled adult. In such cases, the department in the county in which the adult is located shall inform the department in the county of residence in advance of any medical, psychological or other examinations necessary to complete the protective services evaluation. The county of residence shall be financially responsible for such examinations and for all necessary legal expenses incurred in providing protective services.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑153;
Eff. November 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. July 1, 1990;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 20, 2017.