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§ 505.4. Pre-Admission Evaluation.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 12. Military and Veterans Affairs
Division 2. Department of Veterans' Affairs
Chapter 4. Veterans' Home of California
12 CCR § 505.4
§ 505.4. Pre-Admission Evaluation.
(a) All applicants for admission to the Veterans Home shall submit to a pre-admission evaluation.
(b) The Veterans Home shall require an updated Medical Certificate or transfer summary as defined in Section 70753, Title 22, CCR, Licensing and Certification, to be submitted by the applicant's current physician at least one (1) week prior to the scheduled appointment for possible admission when an applicant has been on a waiting list longer than six (6) months.
(c) The Veterans Home schedules pre-admission evaluations during the regular work week, Monday through Friday. The Veterans Home shall send notification of when to report for this evaluation no less than two weeks prior to the scheduled appointment for admission.
(d) The Veterans Home shall require applicants to notify the Veterans Home immediately in writing or by telephone as to whether or not their appointment for the pre-admission evaluation shall be kept. If the appointment is not kept and the Veterans Home is not notified, then the Veterans Home shall remove the applicant's name from the waiting list and place the applicant's file in the application inactive file. To be reconsidered the applicant shall contact the Home by writing a letter requesting to reschedule the pre-admission evaluation. The Veterans Home shall schedule the evaluation notifying the applicant in writing of the date and time. If waiting lists are still in effect at the time the veteran's letter is received, then the Veterans Home shall again place the applicant's name on the waiting list.
(e) If an applicant is scheduled for admission for one level of care, and during the pre-admission evaluation it is determined that there has been change in level of care needs, then the Veterans Home shall admit the applicant to the level of care most suited to those needs.
(f) The Veterans Home shall not conduct a pre-admission evaluation on applicants who appear at the Veterans Home for the evaluation and are deemed under the influence of alcohol or non-prescription drugs. These applicants shall be rescheduled for a pre-admission evaluation at a future date.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 700 and 1044, Military and Veterans Code. Reference: Sections 1012 and 1043, Military and Veterans Code.
1. Change without regulatory effect renumbering former section 502.3 to new section 505.4 filed 9-27-2018 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2018, No. 39).
This database is current through 10/4/19 Register 2019, No. 40
12 CCR § 505.4, 12 CA ADC § 505.4
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