§11-96-26 - Occupational therapy services.

§11-96-26 Occupational therapy services.

(a) Occupational therapy services which utilize purposeful activity shall be made available in each center as necessary, and be provided under a physician's order,

and shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(1) Assessment of the client and formation of an individual plan of care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team; and

(2) Progress notes written at least quarterly in the clients' health record and signed by the occupational therapist.

(b) The occupational therapy services shall be under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

(1) An occupational therapy assistant shall work only under the supervision of an occupational therapist; and

(2) An occupational therapy aide shall work only under the immediate supervision of an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant.

(c) Adequate space shall be provided for occupational therapy services and for storage of equipment.

        [Eff ] (Auth: HRS §321-11) (Imp: HRS §321-11)

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