Section .0100 – General Provisions

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 05 - aging - general provisions/subchapter l/10a ncac 05l .0101.html
Published: 2015

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SUBCHAPTER 05L - ADVOCACY ASSISTANCE

 

SECTION .0100 – GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

10A NCAC 05L .0101       GENERAL ADVOCACY RESPONSIBILITIES

As a part of state agency general advocacy responsibilities

the Division of Aging will:

(1)           review and comment on all state plans, budgets and

policies which affect older persons;

(2)           conduct public hearings on the needs of older

persons;

(3)           coordinate statewide planning and development of

activities related to the purposes of the Act and assure that each area agency

has effective procedures to coordinate programs related to the purposes of the

Act within the planning and service area;

(4)           represent the interests of older persons before

legislative executive and regulatory bodies in North Carolina;

(5)           provide technical assistance to any public or

private non‑profit agency, organization, or association, or individual

representing older persons;

(6)           establish and operate the long‑term care

ombudsman program required by federal regulations; and

(7)           review and comment, on request, on applications to

state and federal agencies for assistance relating to meeting the needs of

older persons.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑138;

45 C.F.R., Chapter XIII, Part 1321;

Eff. October 1, 1980;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. May 23, 2015.