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55 Pa. Code § 6100.56. Children’s services.

§ 6100.56. Children’s services.

 (a)  This chapter shall apply to HCBS and base-funding services for children.

 (b)  The child, the child’s parents and the child’s legal guardian shall be provided the opportunity to participate in the exercise of rights, decision-making and individual plan activities, unless otherwise prohibited by court order.

 (c)  The provisions of this chapter regarding rights, decision-making and individual plan activities shall be implemented in accordance with generally accepted, age-appropriate parental decision-making and practices for children, including bedtimes, privacy, school attendance, study hours, visitors and access to food and property, and do not require a modification of rights in the individual plan in accordance with §  6100.223 (relating to content of the individual plan).

 (d)  The individual plan in §  6100.223 shall include desired outcomes relating to strengthening or securing a permanent caregiving relationship for the child.

 (e)  An unrelated child and adult may not share a bedroom.

 (f)  For purposes of this section, a child is an individual who is under 18 years of age.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6100.43 (relating to regulatory waiver); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.801 (relating to agency with choice); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.804 (relating to base-funding); and 55 Pa. Code §  6100.805 (relating to vendor goods and services).



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