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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department For Aging And Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 100. Adult Protective Services

22VAC30-100-60. Opening a case for service provision.

A. The local department shall offer a range of services to the adult when the disposition is needs protective services and accepts as defined in 22VAC30-100-40.

B. Application for services.

1. The local department shall obtain an application when the disposition is needs protective services and accepts.

2. Representatives who may complete and sign an application on behalf of an adult who needs protective services include:

a. The adult's legally appointed guardian or conservator;

b. The adult's responsible person; or

c. The local department.

C. A case shall be opened for protective services when:

1. The service needs are identified;

2. The disposition is needs protective services and accepts; and

3. The adult or the adult's representative as identified in subdivision B 2 of this section agrees to accept protective services or protective services are ordered by the court.

D. A service plan that is based on the investigative findings and the adult's need for protective services shall be developed. The service plan is the basis for the activities that the local department, the adult, and other individuals will undertake to protect the adult. The service plan shall be documented in the APS case management information system.

E. Implementation of the service plan. Implementation of the service plan is the delivery of the services necessary to provide adequate protection to the adult. The services may be delivered directly, through purchase of service, through informal support, or through referral. The continuous monitoring of the adult's progress and the system's response is a part of the implementation.

F. Local departments are required to provide services beyond the investigation to the extent that federal or state matching funds are made available.

Statutory Authority

§§ 51.5-131 and 51.5-148 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 1397(3).

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC40-740-60, derived from VR615-46-01 § 2.5, eff. December 6, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 20, eff. August 1, 2004; Volume 23, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2007; renumbered as 22VAC30-100-60, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 1, eff. October 9, 2013; Volume 37, Issue 19, eff. June 9, 2021.

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