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10.22.11.00.htm 10.22.11.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 22 DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES Chapter 11 Respite Services in the State Residential Center (SRC) Authority: Health-General Article, §7-509, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.22.11.01.htm 10.22.11.01. 01 Additional Regulatory Compliance.. In addition to this chapter, an SRC providing respite services shall comply with the following regulations of this subtitle:A. COMAR 10.22.01;. B. COMAR 10.22.04;. C. COMAR 10.22.05; and. D. COMAR 10.22.10..
10.22.11.02.htm 10.22.11.02. 02 Purpose.. This chapter addresses the provision of respite services in the SRC for individuals currently living in the community.
10.22.11.03.htm 10.22.11.03. 03 Provision of Services.. Before respite services are utilized in the SRC, all efforts are made by the Administration to provide individuals living in the community with respite services in the community. Only when there are no other appropriate alternatives available are respite services provided in the SRC.
10.22.11.04.htm 10.22.11.04. 04 Eligibility.. To be eligible to receive respite care in the SRC, the individual:. A. Shall be eligible to receive services funded by the Administration;. B. Shall have an appropriate evaluation with the diagnosis of an intellectual disability;. C. Shall have needs that are able to be met effectively while at the SRC; and. D. May not be in receipt of full residential services in a community program, except with the approval of the Director.
10.22.11.05.htm 10.22.11.05. 05 Length of Stay.. Respite services in the SRC may only be provided to an individual for not more than:. A. 45 days per calendar year; or. B. 28 consecutive days..
10.22.11.06.htm 10.22.11.06. 06 Procedures for Respite Requests.. A. The individual's proponent or licensee shall direct requests for respite services to the appropriate regional office.B. The regional office shall arrange for the following:. 1) The completion of a formal application;. 2) The collection of information to substantiate a diagnosis of an intellectual disability; and. 3) A meeting with the individual, proponent, or the licensee to discuss the terms and conditions of respite services.
10.22.11.07.htm 10.22.11.07. 07 Procedures for Leaving Respite Services.. A. The SRC shall arrange for a medical examination or nursing assessment as is appropriate to the individual at the time the individual leaves respite services and shall document the findings.B. The SRC shall document information about the individual's response to respite services.. C. The proponent or licensee shall return the individual to the individual's community residence at the time agreed to on the admission document.
10.22.11.08.htm 10.22.11.08. 08 Daily Programs.. A. The SRC shall provide appropriate daily activities during the time the individual is in respite services.B. The SRC shall make every attempt to maintain the individual in the individual's vocational or day activity during the period of respite services and document the reasons if the individual is unable to attend.
10.22.11.09.htm 10.22.11.09. 09 Individual Records.. The SRC shall maintain a complete record for each individual receiving respite services..
10.22.11.10.htm 10.22.11.10. 10 Funding.. The Department's Division of Reimbursement shall determine the cost of respite services in the SRC pursuant to Health-General Article, §16-201, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.22.11.9999.htm 10.22.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 17, 1985 (12:12 Md. R. 1164). Regulations .01―10, Developmental Services, repealed effective March 23, 1987 (14:6 Md. R. 716) ―. Regulations .01―19, Community Supported Living Arrangements (CSLA) Program, adopted as an emergency provision effective October 8, 1991 (18:22 Md. R. 2392) adopted permanently effective March 10, 1992 (19:3 Md. R. 304)Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective June 14, 1996 (
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