5123.85 Habilitation plan.

(A) All residents institutionalized pursuant to this chapter shall receive, within thirty days of their admission, a comprehensive evaluation, a diagnosis, a prognosis, and a description of habilitation goals consistent therewith.

(B) All such residents shall have a written habilitation plan consistent with the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and goals which shall be provided, upon request of resident or resident's counsel, to resident's counsel and to any private physician designated by the resident or the resident's counsel.

(C) All such residents shall receive habilitation and care consistent with the habilitation plan. The department of developmental disabilities shall set standards for habilitation and care provided to such residents, consistent wherever possible with standards set by the joint commission on accreditation of facilities for the mentally retarded.

(D) All such residents shall receive periodic comprehensive re-evaluations of the habilitation plan by the professional staff of the institution at intervals not to exceed ninety days.

(E) All such residents shall be provided with prompt and adequate medical treatment for any physical or mental disease or injury.

Amended by 128th General Assemblych.28, SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.

Effective Date: 09-22-2000