37.34.1501 INCIDENT REPORTING AND HANDLING, PURPOSE
(1) These rules govern the reporting and handling of incidents which harm or could result in harm to persons with a developmental disability who receive services funded by the developmental disabilities program of the department.
(a) The Developmental Disabilities Program Incident Management Procedures Manual, dated February 1, 2013, sets forth further requirements and criteria that govern the incident management system for the developmental disabilities program of the department.
(b) The department adopts and incorporates by reference the Developmental Disabilities Program Incident Management Procedures Manual, dated February 1, 2013.
(c) A copy of the manual may be obtained through the Department of Public Health and Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Program, 111 N. Sanders, P.O. Box 4210, Helena, MT 59604-4210.
(d) Incidents constituting abuse and neglect of a child as defined in 41-3-102, MCA or abuse, neglect, and exploitation of a person with a developmental disability as defined in 52-3-803, MCA are subject to the statutory and rule provisions governing the reporting, investigation, and protection of those circumstances.
History: 53-20-204, MCA; IMP, 53-20-205, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 1895, Eff. 8/26/88; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 2188, Eff. 8/9/96; TRANS, from SRS, 1998 MAR p. 3124; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 148, Eff. 2/1/13.