A. The Department may make announced and unannounced visits to a group home.
B. If the Department receives information that the safety or welfare of an individual served is in jeopardy, the Department shall promptly:
(1) Conduct and document an investigation; and
(2) Based on the investigation under §B(1) of this regulation, take appropriate action, including:
(a) Outlining the requirements for the group home to correct the problems identified; or
(b) Initiating any of the following:
(i) Emergency suspension, under the provisions of Regulation .09B of this chapter;
(ii) Disciplinary action, including suspension, revocation, probation, or banning new admissions under the provisions of Regulation .09C of this chapter; or
(iii) Receivership, under the provisions of Regulation .11 of this chapter.