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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 70. Chapter 70 the Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program

22VAC30-70-50. Recordkeeping.

A. Each public guardian program shall maintain an accurate and complete client record for each incapacitated person. Records shall be kept confidential. Access to client records shall be limited to the client's legal representative; as directed by court order; as directed by duly authorized government authorities or as specifically authorized by the Code of Virginia or federal statutes, including by written consent of the client's legal representative. Provision shall be made for the safe storage of client records or accurate and legible reproductions for a minimum of five years following termination of the guardian or conservator court order.

B. The client's record shall contain a Virginia Uniform Assessment Instrument (UAI) or a similar comprehensive assessment instrument, a care plan, a values history, the annual report by guardians submitted to the Department of Social Services as required by § 64.2-2020 of the Code of Virginia, the annual accounting to the Commissioner of Accounts as required by § 64.2-1305 of the Code of Virginia, and all applicable court orders and petitions. A client's record shall be completed and on file within 60 days of the program's appointment as guardian.

C. Each public guardian program shall maintain all records, provide reports, including audit information and documents in accordance with its contract with the department.

Statutory Authority

§ 51.5-150 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC5-30-50 derived from Volume 24, Issue 25, eff. January 1, 2009; amended and renumbered Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 04, eff. November 22, 2012.

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