Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-04-02-.01 - RECOMMENDATION OF DISCHARGE

When the interdisciplinary team assigned to a resident determines that the resident's condition is such that he or she may be adequately and properly cared for in a setting outside of the developmental center, the team shall report the facts of such determination to the superintendent, and recommend the resident's discharge. Upon receipt of a recommendation of discharge from the interdisciplinary team or a competent adult resident or the parent or guardian of a minor resident or the guardian of an incompetent adult resident, the superintendent shall review the recommendation to determine whether discharge would be appropriate and in the resident's best interest. After reviewing the discharge recommendation, the superintendent may order the resident discharged, in accordance with Rule 0940-4-2-.02 A bsolute Discharge or Rule 0940-4-2-.03 C onditional Discharge.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-04-02-.01
Original rule filed May 31, 1978; effective July 1, 1978. Repealed by Public Chapter 969; effective July 1, 1984. New rule filed July 11, 1984; effective August 10, 1984.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 33-1-203, 33-1-204, and 33-5-101.

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