(1) The governing body must ensure that day
activities are provided or procured. Such day activities must be in accordance
with the age level and interests and abilities of the clients and in accordance
with Individual Program Plans.
If the client attends a school or day program provided outside of the facility,
the governing body must ensure that the facility's staff participates with the
school personnel in developing an individual education plan or with the day
program staff in developing an Individual Program Plan, as
The governing body
must ensue that each multiply-handicapped and non-ambulatory client:
(a) Is assisted by a direct-services staff
member in spending at least three (3) hours of their waking day out of bed
unless contraindicated by a physician's order;
(b) Is assisted by a direct-services staff
member in spending a portion of their waking day out of their bedroom
(c) Is assisted by a
direct-services staff member in an exercise period daily; and
(d) Is assisted in being mobile whenever
possible by the use of wheelchairs or other mobility devices.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed May
26, 1988; effective July 11, 1988.
Authority: T.C.A. § 33-2-504.