MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING
Sec. 11.1. (a) As used in this section, “mental health service provider” means the community mental health center local to the
residential care facility.

0378 Mental Health Screening- Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-11.1(b)(1 – 3)
(b) If the individual is a recipient of Medicaid or federal Supplemental Security
Income (SSI), the evaluation of the individual needs provided in section 2(a) of this rule
shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) Screening of the individual for major mental illness, such as a diagnosed major
mental illness, is limited to the following disorders:
(A) Schizophrenia.
(B) Schizoaffective disorder.
(C) Mood (bipolar and major depressive type) disorder.
(D) Paranoid or delusional disorder.
(E) Panic or other severe anxiety disorder.
(F) Somatoform or paranoid disorder.
(G) Personality disorder.
(H) Atypical psychosis or other psychotic disorder (not otherwise specified).
(2) Obtaining a history of treatment received by the individual for a major mental
illness within the last two (2) years.
(3) Obtaining a history of individual behavior within the last two (2) years that would
be considered dangerous to facility residents, the staff, or the individual.

0379 Mental Health Screening – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-11.1(c)
(c) If a person is a recipient of Medicaid or federal SSI and has a major mental illness
as defined by the assessment of the individual needs, the person will be referred to the
mental health service provider for a consultation on needed treatment services. All
residents who participate in Medicaid or SSI admitted after April 1, 1997, shall have a
completed individual needs assessment in their clinical record. All persons admitted
after April 1, 1997, shall have the assessment completed prior to the admission, and,
if a mental health center consultation is needed, the consultation shall be completed
prior to the admission and a copy maintained in the clinical record.

0380 Mental Health Screening – Noncompliance
410 IAC 16.2-5-11.1(d)
(d) When a state hospital refers a person with a major mental illness, the residential
care facility shall request that a copy of the psychosocial and treatment
recommendations collaboratively developed between the state hospital and the
mental health center be forwarded to the residential care facility so that the residential
care facility can determine the degree to which it can provide or arrange for the
provision of such service.

0381 Mental Health Screening – OFFENSE
410 IAC 16.2-5-11.1(e)(1-2)
(e) The residential care facility shall not admit residents with a major mental illness if:
(1) the mental health service provider determines that the resident’s needs cannot be
met; and
(2) the residential care facility does not have the means to access needed services to
carry out the comprehensive care plan.

0382 Mental Health Screening -Noncompliance
410 IAC
6.2-5-11.1(f)
(f) Each resident with a major mental illness must have a comprehensive care plan
that is developed within thirty (30) days after admission to the residential care
facility.

0383 Mental Health Screening – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-11.1(g)(1-2)
(g) The residential care facility, in cooperation with the mental health service
providers shall develop a comprehensive care plan for the resident that includes the
following:
(1) Psychosocial rehabilitation services that are to be provided within the community.
(2) A comprehensive range of activities to meet multiple levels of need, including the
following:
(A) Recreational and socialization activities.
(B) Social skills.
(C) Training, occupational, and work programs.
(D) Opportunities for progression into less restrictive and more independent living
arrangements.

0384 Mental Health Screening – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-11.1(h)
(h) The residential care facility shall provide or arrange for services to carry out the
resident’s comprehensive care plan.

0385 Mental Health Screening – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-11.1(i)
(i) The residential care facility shall seek appropriate alternate placement in
accordance with 410 IAC 16.2-2-3 if the resident’s needs or comprehensive care
plan, or both, cannot be met by the residential care facility.

0386 Mental Health Screening – Noncompliance
410 IAC 16.2-5-11.1(j)
(j) The facility must comply with IC 12-10-6 for those residents eligible for
residential care assistance.

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