37.106.2899G CATEGORY D: DISCHARGE
(1) A comprehensive discharge plan directly linked to the behaviors and symptoms that resulted in admission and estimated length of stay must be developed upon admission.
(2) A resident's diversion order is discontinued when:
(a) the resident and facility choose to allow continued residency; a resident needs assessment must be completed to determine category and placement within the facility;
(b) the resident chooses not to remain in the facility; the facility shall issue a 30-day notice and conduct discharge planning. Discharge planning must include involvement from community resources.
(3) A resident may be involuntarily discharged in less than 30 days if the resident:
(a) has a medical emergency;
(b) is suffering from an acute psychotic episode; or
(c) commits a crime that causes serious bodily injury, death, or property damage.
(4) All discharges must be discussed with the resident or resident's legal representative and the resident's practitioner to ensure collaboration on a safe and appropriate discharge location.
History: 50-5-103, 50-5-226, 50-5-227, MCA; IMP, 50-5-225, 50-5-226, 50-5-227, MCA; NEW, 2022 MAR p. 1857, Eff. 9/24/22.