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California Code of Regulations
Title 17, Division 2
Chapter 3 - Community Services
SubChapter 4 - Residential Services and Quality Assurance Regulations
Article 4 - Consumer Placement and Relocation
§56018. Preadmission Visits.
§56018. Preadmission Visits.
(a) The service coordinator shall advise the consumer, or the consumer's authorized representative, of the opportunity to arrange a preadmission visit to a facility for the purpose of determining the suitability of the facility as a living environment for the consumer.
(b) When the consumer or the consumer's authorized representative requests a preadmission visit, the service coordinator or the consumer or the consumer's authorized representative shall contact the facility administrator to establish an agreed-upon date and time for a preadmission visit.
(c) During the visit, the administrator shall:
(1) Be available to discuss the facility and its services pursuant to Section 56013 ; and
(2) Determine if the facility can meet the service needs of the consumer.
(d) The service coordinator shall provide information to the administrator in accordance with Section 56017 (b)(1)-(9), when the consumer is on an overnight visit or is under the direct supervision of the facility during a day visit.
Authority cited: Sections 4681.1, 4748 and 4791(i),  Welfare and Institutions Code; Chapter 722, Statutes of 1992, Section 147. Reference: Sections  4681.1, 4747, 4748 and 4791, Welfare and Institutions Code.

1. New section filed 1-14-91; operative 2-13-91 (Register 91, No. 14).
2. Amendment of section filed 9-20-93 as an emergency; operative 9-20-93. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Chapter 722, Statutes of 1992, Section 147 (Register 93, No. 39). These regulations shall not be repealed by the Office of Administrative Law and shall remain in effect until revised or repealed, as appropriate.
3. Amendment of section filed 11-23-94; operative 11-23-94 (Register 94, No. 47).
4. Editorial correction of History 2 (Register 94, No. 47).
5. Editorial correction of subsections (c)(1) and (d) (Register 95, No. 18).