§11-96-38 - Speech therapy services.

§11-96-38 Speech therapy services.

(a) Speech therapy services shall be made available in each center as necessary, and be provided under a physician's order, and shall include:

(1) Initial and continuing assessment of the client by the speech therapist in the multidisciplinary team; and

(2) Progress notes, written at least

quarterly, or more often, if necessary in the client's health record and signed by the speech therapist.

(b) The speech therapist shall work the number of hours necessary to meet the needs of each client as specified in the individualized plan of care developed by the multidisciplinary team.

(c) Space that is free from noise shall be provided to the extent that such conditions are within the reasonable control of the center.

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

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