N.J. Admin. Code § 10:47-3.13 - Admission policies

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

(a) The facility shall have written admission policies and criteria for admission which shall include:
1. Chronological age;
2. The level of developmental programming;
3. Other services offered;
4. A physical description of the facility; and
5. Fees for care.
(b) The written description of admission policies, criteria and fees shall be provided to all placement agencies and shall be available to the parent(s) or guardian of any individual referred for placement.
(c) An individual shall not be admitted unless his or her needs can be met by the facility's established programs.
(d) The facility shall establish and make available written procedures concerning admission, readmission, and discharge of an individual with developmental disabilities.
(e) The number of individuals admitted to a facility shall not exceed its licensed capacity nor its provision for adequate programming.
(f) The facility shall maintain a record of all admissions and discharges, including names and dates, for the previous 10 years.
(g) The following written reports shall be available upon admission:
1. Complete psychological examination conducted not more than three years prior to the admission of an individual;
2. Complete medical examination conducted within 48 hours before admission; and
3. Determination of an initial living unit and program assignment(s).


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:47-3.13
Recodified from N.J.A.C. 10:47-3.14 by R.2007 d.72, effective 3/5/2007.
See: 38 N.J.R. 4352(a), 39 N.J.R. 777(a).
Former N.J.A.C. 10:47-3.13, Transportation, repealed.

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