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§ 72443. Special Treatment Program Service Unit - General.

22 CA ADC § 72443BARCLAYS 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 § 72443
§ 72443. Special Treatment Program Service Unit - General.
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) Special treatment programs shall provide programs to serve patients who have a chronic psychiatric impairment and whose adaptive functioning is moderately impaired. Special treatment program services are those therapeutic services, including prevocational preparation and prerelease planning, provided to mentally disordered persons having special needs in one or more of the following general areas: self-help skills, behavior adjustment, interpersonal relationships.
(b) To be eligible for special treatment program services, the patient's condition should be responsive to special treatment program services and prohibitive to placement in a skilled nursing facility.
(c) The facility shall not accept for care any mentally disordered patient who has an identified program need unless the Department of Health Care Services has approved the facility's specific special treatment plan.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 20, 208(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code; and Sections 10725, 14124.5 and 14700, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code; and Sections 5909 and 14700, Welfare and Institutions Code.
HISTORY
1. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (c) and Note filed 6-10-2015 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2015, No. 24).
2. 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 § 72443, 22 CA ADC § 72443
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