(1) A mental health center providing foster care shall establish admission criteria which assesses the client's needs and the appropriateness of foster care services to meet those needs. At a minimum, the admission criteria must require that a client:
(a) be 18 years of age or older;
(b) be unable to maintain the stability of their mental illness in an independent living situation;
(c) be diagnosed with a severe disabling mental illness;
(d) be medically stable;
(e) not be an immediate danger to self or others; and
(f) be able to take medications when prompted.
(2) A mental health center providing foster care shall assess the needs of each newly-admitted client in the following areas:
(a) the client's ability to appropriately use community resources to access professional services, and to obtain services from public agencies;
(b) the client's personal care skills;
(c) the client's ability to socialize and participate in recreation and leisure activities; and
(d) the likelihood the client will benefit from adult foster care.