Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-18-.01 - DEFINITION

(1) "Crisis Stabilization Unit" (CSU) means services specifically designed for service recipients eighteen (18) years and older in need of short-term stabilization, up to ninety-six (96) hours, who do not meet the criteria for other treatment resources, other less restrictive treatment resources are not available, or the service recipient is agreeable to receive services voluntarily at the CSU and meet admission criteria. If necessary, in order to assure that adequate arrangements are in place to allow for the safe discharge of the service recipient, the length of stay may be extended by up to twenty-four (24) hours.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-18-.01
Original rule filed May 26, 1988; effective July 11, 1988. Amendment filed September 4, 2003; effective November 18, 2003. Repeal and new rule filed July 31, 2008; effective October 14, 2008.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-4-103, 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 33-1-302, 33-1-305, 33-1-309, 33-2-301, 33-2-302, and 33-2-404.

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