Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022
seeking admission shall be appropriate for the services, treatment, and care
offered. The facility shall establish admission criteria that are consistently
applied and comply with the facility's policies and procedures.
B. No supervision, care, or services shall be
provided to individuals who have not been admitted as patients of the
C. Patient stays shall
not exceed fourteen (14) consecutive calendar days.
D. A facility shall not retain any patients
who primarily need detoxification services.
A facility shall not retain any of the
1. A patient with a
psychiatric condition of such severity that it can only be safely treated in an
2. A patient
with an unstable medical condition of such severity that it can only be safely
managed in an inpatient setting;
A patient that does not voluntarily consent to admission or treatment;
4. A patient that is violent or
combative, and/or posing an imminent risk to themselves or others.
S.C. Code Regs.
Register Volume 43, Issue No. 05, eff.