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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 61. Standards and Regulations for Licensed Adult Day Care Centers

22VAC40-61-230. Participant Plan of Care.

A. Prior to or on the date of admission, a preliminary multidisciplinary plan of care based upon the assessment shall be developed for each participant. The plan shall be reviewed and updated, if necessary, within 30 days of admission.

B. The plan shall be developed by the director, a staff person who meets the qualifications of the director, or a licensed health care professional employed by the center.

C. The plan shall be developed in conjunction with the participant and, as appropriate, with the participant's family members, legal representative, direct care staff members, case manager, or health care provider.

D. The plan shall be developed to maximize the participant's level of functional ability and to support the principles of individuality, personal dignity, and freedom of choice. Whenever possible, participants shall be given a choice of options regarding the type and delivery of services. The plan shall include:

1. A description of the identified needs and the date identified;

2. The expected outcome or goal to be achieved in meeting those needs;

3. The activities and services that will be provided to meet those outcomes or goals, who will provide them, and when they will be provided;

4. If appropriate, the time by which the outcome or goals should be achieved; and

5. Date outcome or goal achieved.

E. The plan of care shall be reviewed and updated as significant changes occur and at least every six months.

F. The preliminary plan of care and any updated plans shall be in writing and completed, signed, and dated by the staff person identified in subsection B of this section. The participant, family member, or legal representative shall also sign the plan of care. The plan shall indicate any other individual who contributed to the development of the plan, with a notation of the date of contribution.

Statutory Authority

§ 63.2-1733 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 36, Issue 03, eff. December 29, 2019.

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