TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-21
Division of Developmental Disabilities

SECTION 40.1-21-6.1


§ 40.1-21-6.1 Admission to developmental disabilities services.

Adults who are developmentally disabled shall be admitted for developmental disability services under the provisions of this chapter within the limit of available appropriations in accordance with the following procedures:

(1) Any person believed to be developmentally disabled, a parent, guardian, relative, or advocate of the person may be referred or make written application to the department on forms provided by the department for diagnosis and evaluation.

(2) After the identification diagnosis and evaluation is completed;

(i) It shall be determined if the person is developmentally disabled, and, if so, the degree of impairment;

(ii) Recommendations shall be made as to what services, if any, the person requires; and

(iii) An individualized program plan for each adult, who is developmentally disabled, shall be established, and funding and case management or subsidized access with or without service brokerage shall be determined;

(iv) Every effort shall be made to involve the person who is developmentally disabled, his or her guardian, parent, relative, or advocate in the creation of the individualized program plan; and

(v) Each person and his or her parent or guardian shall be provided a written copy of an approved individualized program plan developed for the person.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 181, § 4; P.L. 1995, ch. 122, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 110; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 110.)