Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations for Respite and Emergency Care Admission to Mental Retardation Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 200]
|Description||This regulation establishes the conditions and procedures through which an individual with mental retardation can access emergency services and respite care in a state mental retardation training center.|
|State Authority||37.2-203 and and 37.2-807|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To clearly articulate requirements that must be met to access emergency services and respite care in a mental retardation training center.
To assure that procedures for obtaining emergency services and respite care in a training center are minimally intrusive for individuals seeking access to respite and emergency care and their families and have the minimum possible cost to training centers.
|Name / Title:||Ruth Anne Walker / Regulatory Coordinator|
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)225-2252 FAX: (804)786-8623 TDD: ()-|