The county board of developmental disabilities shall identify residents of the county for whom supported living is to be provided. Identification of the residents shall be made in accordance with the priorities set under section 5126.04 of the Revised Code and the waiting lists established under section 5126.042 of the Revised Code. The board shall assist the residents in identifying their individual service needs.
To arrange supported living for an individual, the board shall assist the individual in developing an individual service plan. In developing the plan, the individual shall choose a residence that is appropriate according to local standards; the individuals, if any, with whom the individual will live in the residence; the services the individual needs to live in the individual's residence of choice; and the providers from which the services will be received. The choices available to an individual shall be based on available resources.
The board shall obtain the consent of the individual or the individual's guardian and the signature of the individual or guardian on the individual service plan. The county board shall ensure that the individual receives from the provider the services contracted for under section 5126.45 of the Revised Code.
An individual service plan for supported living shall be effective for a period of time agreed to by the county board and the individual. In determinating that period, the county board and the individual shall consider the nature of the services to be provided and the manner in which they are customarily provided.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.
Amended by 128th General Assemblych.28,SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.
Effective Date: 03-13-1997