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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

12VAC35-105-710. Documenting crisis intervention and emergency services.

A. The provider shall develop a method for documenting the provision of crisis intervention and emergency services. Documentation shall include the following:

1. Date and time;

2. Description of the nature of or circumstances surrounding the crisis or emergency;

3. Name of individual;

4. Description of precipitating factors;

5. Interventions or treatment provided;

6. Names of employees or contractors responding to or consulted during the crisis or emergency; and

7. Outcome.

B. If a crisis or emergency involves an individual who is admitted into service, documentation of the crisis intervention or provision of emergency services shall become part of his record.

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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