Title 34-B: BEHAVIORAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES HEADING: PL 1995, C. 560, PT. K, §7 (RPR);
2001, C. 354, §3 (AMD)
Chapter 5: INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AND AUTISM
Subchapter 3: SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES OR AUTISM
Article 3: PROCEDURES
§5467. Application and preliminary procedures
An application for adult developmental services, on a form provided by the commissioner, must be initiated at or referred
to a regional office of the department. Except for referrals identifying a possible
need for adult protective services, the department shall accept only those referrals
to which the client or client's guardian has consented.
2011, c. 542, Pt. A, §109 (AMD)
Within 10 work days from the day of the department's receipt of the application
and a permission for service form signed by the client or the client's guardian, the
A. Determine when a visit to observe the client in the client's current environment
or other setting familiar and comfortable to the client will be appropriate and useful; [2003, c. 389, §9 (AMD).]
B. Obtain a brief family survey; [1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).]
C. Make a preliminary identification of the client's abilities and needs and of the
relevant services presently available to the client; [2003, c. 389, §9 (AMD).]
D. Ensure the client's access to an advocate throughout the process of adult developmental
services under sections 5467 to 5471; [2013, c. 21, §10 (AMD).]
E. Determine what information is needed to establish eligibility; [2003, c. 389, §9 (NEW).]
F. Provide services or referral for services to meet singular immediate needs for the
client's health and safety; and [2003, c. 389, §9 (NEW).]
G. Begin to gather information for a service plan or a personal plan. [2003, c. 389, §9 (NEW).]
2013, c. 21, §10 (AMD)
1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).
1983, c. 580, §17 (AMD).
1993, c. 410, §CCC40 (AMD).
1995, c. 560, §K56 (AMD).
2003, c. 389, §9 (AMD).
2011, c. 542, Pt. A, §§109, 110 (AMD).
2013, c. 21, §10 (AMD).
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