Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations to Assure the Rights of Individuals Receiving Services from Providers Licensed, Funded, or Operated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 115]
|Description||The regulation protects the legal and human rights of all individuals who receive services in programs and facilities operated, funded, or licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.|
|State Authority||Section 37.2-400 of the Code of Virginia|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To clearly articulate the human rights of every individual receiving care and treatment in facilities and programs licensed, funded, and operated by the agency.
To clearly articulate the responsibilities of providers of behavioral health and developmental services care and treatment in ensuring the rights of individuals receiving services, and any exceptions and conditions placed on these responsibilities.
To clearly articulate the complaint review and resolution process and to specify the procedures and time frames for the review of complaints of rights violations.
To protect the public health, safety, and welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
|Meetings||See all meetings (19) relating to this chapter.|
|Name / Title:||Taneika Goldman / Director, Office of Human Rights|
DBHDS Office of Human Rights
1220 Bank St., Jefferson Building - 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)371-0064 FAX: (833)734-1241 TDD: (804)371-8977|