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709.71.    Intake and admission.
709.72.    Client records.
709.73.    Client management services.
709.74.    [Reserved].

§ 709.71. Intake and admission.

 (a)  The project director shall develop a written plan providing for intake and admission which includes, but is not limited to:

   (1)  Criteria for admission.

   (2)  Guidelines for completion of residency.

   (3)  Involuntary discharge/termination criteria.

 (b)  Intake procedures shall include documentation of:

   (1)  Disclosure to the client of criteria for admission, completion and discharge.

   (2)  Client orientation to the project which shall include, but not be limited to a familiarization with:

     (i)   House rules.

     (ii)   Hours of operation.

     (iii)   Fee schedule.

     (iv)   Services provided.

   (3)  Basic personal data.

   (4)  Consent to residency.

§ 709.72. Client records.

 (a)  There shall be a complete client record on an individual which includes information relative to the client’s involvement with the project. This shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

   (1)  Consent forms.

   (2)  Client-related correspondence.

   (3)  Medication records.

   (4)  Referral contract.

   (5)  Activity notes.

 (b)  The project shall develop and maintain client records on standardized project client record forms.

§ 709.73. Client management services.

 The transitional living facilities need not comply with §  709.24(a) (relating to treatment/rehabilitation management). The project’s governing body shall instead adopt a written plan for the coordination of residential services which includes, but is not limited to:

   (1)  Defined target population.

   (2)  Written procedures for the management of residential services for clients.

   (3)  Written procedures for referral outlining cooperation with other service providers.

§ 709.74. [Reserved].


   The provisions of this §  709.74 reserved March 1, 2002, effective March 2, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 1183. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (210270).

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