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§ 78337. Basic Program Services: Psychiatric or Psychological Services.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 10. Adult Day Health Centers
Article 3. Services (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 78337
§ 78337. Basic Program Services: Psychiatric or Psychological Services.
(a) The adult day health center shall have consultant staff available at a minimum of three hours per month and consisting of a psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, psychiatric social worker or psychiatric nurse. For purposes of this section a psychiatric nurse shall meet either of the following requirements:
(1) Be a registered nurse with a graduate degree in psychiatric nursing and one year of psychiatric nursing experience within the past five years.
(2) Be a registered nurse with a baccalaureate degree in nursing and three years of psychiatric nursing experience in an acute psychiatric setting or in a psychiatric health facility, one year of which shall have been within the past five years.
(b) The consultant shall provide at least the following:
(1) Participation in the initial and continuing assessments for the development of an individual plan of care by the multidisciplinary team when indicated.
(2) Maintenance of signed progress records in the participant's health record when indicated.
(3) Liaison with other members of the multidisciplinary team and family members and referral agencies that may yield information for psychiatric or psychological treatment.
(4) Group counseling and techniques, as indicated by participant's need.
(c) Sufficient space shall be provided for privacy for individual or small group counseling or large group activities as indicated by participant's need.
(d) Consultant staff shall spend a sufficient number of hours in the adult day health center to meet the needs of each participant and the staffing requirements of the Department.
Note: Authority cited: Section 208(a), Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1580, Health and Safety Code; Section 14550(e), Welfare and Institutions Code.
1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 9-20-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 38).
This database is current through 2/19/21 Register 2021, No. 8
22 CCR § 78337, 22 CA ADC § 78337
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