NAC 449.108  General requirements for programs. 

     1.  A residential program must be certified by the Division pursuant to NAC 458.108 and must comply with any applicable regulations adopted pursuant to paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 458.025.

     2.  At the time of admission into a residential program, there must be documentation indicating that the client has been informed of:

     (a) The general nature and goal of the program;

     (b) The rules governing client conduct and the infractions that can lead to disciplinary action or discharge from the program;

     (c) The treatment costs, if any, to be borne by the client;

     (d) The client’s rights and responsibilities; and

     (e) Confidentiality laws, rules and regulations.

     3.  The program must be periodically evaluated to ensure compliance with any applicable regulations adopted pursuant to paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of

     4.  The facility must provide access to medical, dental, psychological and rehabilitative services to meet the needs of all its clients, to the extent possible, with assistance from available community resources.

     5.  If a facility provides services through outside sources, written arrangements must be made ensuring that the services are supplied directly by, or under the supervision of, qualified persons.

     6.  The facility must provide case management services as needed by the client either directly or by written agreement with a qualified social worker, a registered nurse or a counselor certified or licensed by the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.

     7.  A plan for case management services must be recorded in the client’s record and must be periodically evaluated in conjunction with the client’s treatment plan.

     8.  Each facility shall review the program at least annually. Areas reviewed must include, but need not be limited to, appropriateness of admissions, lengths of stay, discharge planning, use of services, and utilization of the components of the program and outside services. Written reports of the reviews must be evaluated by the governing body, administrator and such committees as they designate. Documentation of the evaluation process must be maintained at the facility.