N.J. Admin. Code § 10:44A-3.2 - Rules governing a residence

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) The licensee may establish reasonable rules that govern the conduct of individuals in a particular residence, including, but not limited to, rules regarding smoking, pets and visitors, provided:
1. The rules are commensurate with the individuals' abilities and rights;
2. Individuals and their guardians, where applicable, are informed of the rules governing a residence prior to their admission;
3. The individuals affected by such rules are consulted whenever a revision is considered, and there is evidence the rules are necessary to promote order and to benefit the collective group;
4. The rules include provisions to ensure than an individual exercising his or her rights does so in such a way so as to not infringe upon the rights of, or endanger, others; and
5. The licensee complies with the rules contained in this chapter regarding the requirements for a grievance process/appeal of a licensee decision (see 10:44A-2.2(b)8 ).
(b) An individual or a group of individuals shall be given a copy of such rules, and additional copies shall be made available upon subsequent request.
(c) Each copy of the rules shall contain a statement that an individual or a group of individuals has the right to challenge such rules as to their appropriateness through the licensee's grievance procedure, in accordance with 10:44A-2.2(b)8.
(d) The process of conducting house meetings shall include the individual as much as possible unless the IDT has determined otherwise. The scheduling of such meetings shall include the individuals living in the home. Staff shall assist the individuals with setting the schedules and agendas for house meetings.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 10:44A-3.2

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