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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department For Aging And Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 120. Adult Services Approved Providers

22VAC30-120-90. Emergency approval.

A. Emergency approval of a provider may be granted under the following conditions:

1. The court orders emergency placement; or

2. The adult or his responsible person requests placement or service in an emergency.

B. A representative of the local department shall visit the provider's home to ensure that minimum safety standards are evident and that the provider is capable of providing the care prior to the emergency placement of the adult in adult foster care or adult day services.

C. For an in-home provider, the representative of the local department shall interview the provider to ensure that the emergency provider is capable of providing the needed services.

D. Emergency approval shall not exceed 30 days.

E. The provider must meet all applicable standards if services shall be provided beyond the 30-day emergency approval or if the emergency approval is extended beyond 30 days.

Statutory Authority

§ 51.5-131 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC40-771-90, derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 2, eff. November 1, 2007; renumbered as 22VAC30-120-90, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 1, eff. October 9, 2013.

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