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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 35. Department Of Behavioral Health And Developmental Services
Chapter 105. Rules and Regulations for Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
4/12/2021

12VAC35-105-1240. Service requirements for providers of case management services.

Article 5
Case Management Services

Providers of case management services shall document that the services below are performed consistent with the individual's assessment and ISP.

1. Enhancing community integration through increased opportunities for community access and involvement and creating opportunities to enhance community living skills to promote community adjustment including, to the maximum extent possible, the use of local community resources available to the general public;

2. Making collateral contacts with the individual's significant others with properly authorized releases to promote implementation of the individual's individualized services plan and his community adjustment;

3. Assessing needs and planning services to include developing a case management individualized services plan;

4. Linking the individual to those community supports that are most likely to promote the personal habilitative or rehabilitative and life goals of the individual as developed in the ISP;

5. Assisting the individual directly to locate, develop, or obtain needed services, resources, and appropriate public benefits;

6. Assuring the coordination of services and service planning within a provider agency, with other providers, and with other human service agencies and systems, such as local health and social services departments;

7. Monitoring service delivery through contacts with individuals receiving services and service providers and periodic site and home visits to assess the quality of care and satisfaction of the individual;

8. Providing follow up instruction, education, and counseling to guide the individual and develop a supportive relationship that promotes the ISP;

9. Advocating for individuals in response to their changing needs, based on changes in the individualized services plan;

10. Planning for transitions in the individual's life;

11. Knowing and monitoring the individual's health status, any medical conditions, and his medications and potential side effects, and assisting the individual in accessing primary care and other medical services, as needed; and

12. Understanding the capabilities of services to meet the individual's identified needs and preferences and to serve the individual without placing the individual, other participants, or staff at risk of serious harm.

Statutory Authority

§ 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. September 19, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 05, eff. December 7, 2011.

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