Section .0100 ‑ Introduction And Definitions

Link to law: 10a - health and human services/chapter 06 - aging - programs operations/subchapter s/10a ncac 06s .0102.html
Published: 2015

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10A ncac 06S .0102        DEFINITIONS

(a)  Adult day health services is the provision of an

organized program of services during the day in a community group setting for

the purpose of supporting an adult's personal independence, and promoting his

social, physical, and emotional well-being.  Services must include health care

services as defined in Rule .0403(a) of this Subchapter and a variety of program

activities designed to meet the individual needs and interests of the

participants, and referral to and assistance in using appropriate community

resources. Also included are food and food services to provide a nutritional

meal and snacks as appropriate to the program.  Transportation to and from the

service facility is an optional service that may be provided by the day health


(b)  The community group setting is:

(1)           a day health center, which is a program

operated in a structure other than a single family dwelling; or

(2)           a day health home, which is a program

operated in a single family dwelling limited to 16 adults; or

(3)           a day health program in a multi-use

facility, which is a day health center established in a building which is used

at the same time for other activities; or

(4)           a combination program, which is a program

offering both adult day care and adult day health services.

(c)  In addition to Paragraphs (a) and (b) of this Rule, the

definitions of terms set forth in 10A NCAC 06R .0200 shall apply.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-6; 143B-153;

Eff. September 1, 1990;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 2001;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2007; August 1, 2002.