(1) All serious incidents, as defined in ARM 37.106.1413, must be reported to the Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Licensure Bureau, within 24 hours.  The report must be in writing and must include: 

(a) the date and time of the incident;

(b) all clients and staff members involved; and

(c) a description of the incident and the circumstances surrounding it.

(2) A copy of the incident report must be maintained at the SUDF.

(3) A SUDF must report a change in administrator prior to the effective date of change.

(4) Changes in the facility location, use, or number of facility beds cannot be made without written notice to, and written approval received from, the department.


History: 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, 50-5-103, MCA; NEW, 2022 MAR p. 1889, Eff. 9/24/22.