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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 35. Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Chapter 210. Regulations to Govern Temporary Leave from State Facilities
9/30/2020

12VAC35-210-60. Home Visits.

A. Home visits may include visits with the individual's immediate or extended family, AR, friends, or other persons arranged by the family or AR.

1. Training centers shall plan home visits in collaboration with the individual, the individual's family or AR, and when appropriate, the CSB;

2. State hospitals shall plan home visits in collaboration with the individual, the individual's family or AR, and when appropriate, the CSB.

B. When planning home visits, facilities shall:

1. Ensure all identified essential support needs are reviewed with the responsible person;

2. Develop plans to address potential emergencies or unexpected events;

3. Consider whether the visit has an impact on the treatment or training schedule for the individual and make appropriate accommodations; and

4. Give consideration to the individual's medical, behavioral, and psychiatric status.

Statutory Authority

§ 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 23, Issue 21, eff. July 25, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 10, eff. February 21, 2019.

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