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10.63.04.00.htm 10.63.04.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 63 COMMUNITY-BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES Chapter 04 Additional Requirements for Accreditation-Based Licenses for Specific Residential Community-Based Behavioral Health Services Authority: Health-General Article, §7.5-204, 8-402, 8-404, and 10-901, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.63.04.01.htm 10.63.04.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter sets forth descriptions of, criteria for, and licensing requirements for, three specific programs that provide residential community-based behavioral health services. These programs shall comply with COMAR 10.63.01―02, 10.63.04, and 10.63.06. Residential Rehabilitation Programs shall also comply with COMAR 10.63.03.09.
10.63.04.02.htm 10.63.04.02. 02 Covered Programs.. This chapter applies to the following programs:. A. Group Homes for Adults with Mental Illness;. B. Residential Crisis Services (RCS) program; and. C. Residential Rehabilitation Program (RRP).
10.63.04.03.htm 10.63.04.03. 03 Group Homes for Adults with Mental Illness.. A. In order to be licensed under this subtitle, a group home for adults with mental illness shall:. 1) Meet the definition in Health-General Article, §10-514 (b) (d) and (e) Annotated Code of Maryland;2) Provide a home-like, supportive residential environment:. a) In a small group home, which provides services for more than 3, but not more than 8 individuals with a mental health disorder; orb) In a large group home
10.63.04.04.htm 10.63.04.04. 04 Residential Crisis Services (RCS). In order to be licensed under this subtitle, a residential crisis services program:. A. Shall provide short-term mental health treatment and support services in a structured environment for individuals who require 24-hour supervision due to a psychiatric crisis;B. Shall be designed to:. 1) Prevent psychiatric inpatient admission;. 2) Shorten the length of inpatient stay;. 3) Effectively use general hospital emergency departments; and.
10.63.04.05.htm 10.63.04.05. 05 Residential Rehabilitation Program (RRP). In order to be licensed under this subtitle, a residential rehabilitation program (RRP) shall:. A. Serve individuals with a mental disorder;. B. Be operated by a licensed PRP-A;. C. Lease or own the RRP sites;. D. Be approved by BHA for RRP funding;. E. Provide a home-like, supportive residential environment;. F. Provide services for no more than 3 individuals per RRP site, unless also licensed as a group home as provided in Regulati
10.63.04.06.htm 10.63.04.06. 06 Application Requirements for a Residence to be Operated by a Program.. A program seeking a license under this subtitle for a residential site shall submit to the CSA or LBHA a completed application that:A. Is on the form required by the Administration with all required documents attached; and. B. Includes documentation that the residence:. 1) Is owned or leased by the applicant; or. 2) Will be owned or leased by the applicant; and. 3) Is located in a buildi
10.63.04.07.htm 10.63.04.07. 07 Residential Site Requirements.. A program licensed to provide community-based behavioral health residential services under this chapter shall ensure that:A. All areas of a residence, including storage areas:. 1) Are safe;. 2) Clean; and. 3) Free of hazards and clutter;. B. A residence has:. 1) No housing code or zoning violations;. 2) Working smoke alarms or smoke detectors that meet local fire codes for residential dwellings;. 3) Hot and cold running water:.
10.63.04.9999.htm 10.63.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 1, 2016 (43:10 Md. R. 585). Regulation .03 amended effective February 27, 2017 (44:4 Md. R. 255).
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