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§ 72451. Special Treatment Program Service Unit - Program Requirements.

22 CA ADC § 72451BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 3. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Article 4. Optional Services (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 72451
§ 72451. Special Treatment Program Service Unit - Program Requirements.
Note: See Executive Order N-55-20 (2019 CA EO 55-20), issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which suspends certain provisions related to the operation of treatment and rehabilitation facilities that could restrict staffing flexibility.
(a) The facility shall specify each population group that it plans to serve. The program shall be developed to meet specific needs for that group. The program shall consist of the following components:
(1) The description of the population group to be served, shall include the following:
(A) Age range
(B) Sex
(C) Physical characteristics
(D) Emotional characteristics
(E) Number of patients to be served in each population group
(F) Identification of the particular needs within the population group
(G) A written program designed to meet the identified needs of the population
(H) Method and frequency of evaluating patient progress
(b) Each patient admitted shall have an initial evaluation and assessment by facility staff of his medical, nursing dietetic, social and physical needs within 15 days of admission unless an evaluation has been done by the referring agency within 30 days prior to admission to the facility.
(c) Each patient admitted shall have a psychological evaluation and assessment by the appropriate discipline within 45 days of admission.
(d) Consultative sources shall be used in the planning and organization of appropriate programs for the mentally disordered, incorporating discharge planning services intended to enable the patient to function and gain independence.
(e) Skills training programs shall be provided but not limited to techniques of behavior modification training in self-skills, sensory training or the modalities of reality orientation and remotivation therapy, as applicable to patients' needs or as described in the treatment plan.
(f) Orientation and in-service training of staff members by a qualified person to assist them in the recognition and understanding of the emotional problems and social needs of patients and the means of taking appropriate action. Available community resources and services should be included in the orientation.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-55-20 (2019 CA EO 55-20), dated April 22, 2020, which suspended certain provisions related to the operation of treatment and rehabilitation facilities that could restrict staffing flexibility, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This database is current through 11/13/20 Register 2020, No. 46
22 CCR § 72451, 22 CA ADC § 72451
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