37.99.119 PRIVATE ALTERNATIVE ADOLESCENT RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS: DISCHARGE
(1) The program must assist the program participant and family in preparing for the participant's discharge from the program.
(2) At the time of discharge of a program participant from the program, a written discharge report must be completed, and include:
(a) the program participant's name, date of birth, admission and discharge dates, reason for placement and discharge, and name of parent/legal guardian;
(b) a written summary of services provided, including the program participant's participation and progress in the program, contact information of persons who conducted evaluations, and condition of the program participant at time of discharge;
(c) the program participant's educational status;
(d) medical, dental, and psychiatric care received during placement;
(e) follow-up health care required;
(f) current medications, dosage taken, number of times per day, and name of prescribing licensed health care professional;
(g) program participant's reaction to discharge and whether or not the discharge was planned or unplanned;
(h) recommendations for follow-up services;
(i) an up-to-date inventory of the program participant's clothing and personal belongings; and
(j) the signature of the staff member who prepared the report and the date of preparation.
(3) The discharge report must be maintained by the program in the participant's file and a copy must be provided to the parent/legal guardian at the time of discharge. Written documentation that the discharge report was provided to the parent/legal guardian must be maintained in the resident's file.
(4) A program participant may only be discharged to the parent/legal guardian of the program participant. The program participant may be discharged to individuals other than the parent/legal guardian with written consent from the parent/legal guardian prior to discharge.
History: 52-2-803, 52-2-805, MCA; IMP, 52-2-803, 52-2-805, 52-2-809, MCA; NEW, 2019 MAR p. 2029, Eff. 11/9/19.