Section 425.12 - Social services

425.12 Social services. The operator must:

(a) provide social services in conformance with section 415.5(g) of this Subchapter except that the use of a full or part time social worker in an adult day health care program must be in conformance with the approved application for operation and, with respect to section 415.5(g)(2)(ii) and (iii), regular access may be directly with a master’s prepared or certified social worker or through a contract which meets the provisions of section 415.26(e);

(b) either directly or through the managed long term care plan or care coordination model that referred the registrant to the adult day health care program, ensure that psycho-social needs are assessed, evaluated and recorded, and that services are provided to meet the identified needs as part of the coordinated care plan; and

(c) ensure that staff members arrange for the use of and/or access to other community resources as needed and coordinate the needs of the registrants with services provided by the adult day health care program and other health care providers, community social agencies and other resources; provided, however, with respect to registrants referred to the adult day health care program by a managed long term care plan or care coordination model, this shall be the responsibility of the managed long term care plan or care coordination model.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Doc Status: 
Complete