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California Code of Regulations
Title 17, Division 2
Chapter 3 - Community Services
SubChapter 19 - Supported Living Service
Article 3 - Consumer Rights
§58620. Consumer Preferences and Leadership.
§58620. Consumer Preferences and Leadership.

 

Consumers receiving SLS shall have the right to make decisions that shape the nature and quality of their lives in accordance with their preferences, and consistent with the goals of the consumer's IPP. These rights shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) Choosing where and with whom to live;
(b) Controlling the character and appearance of the environment within their home;
(c) Choosing and changing their SLS vendors and direct service staff;
(d) Participating actively in their IPP process so that the SLS they receive is based on their needs and preferences;
(e) Receiving services appropriate to their evolving needs and preferences for support without having to move from the home of their choice, for as long as SLS remains the preferred objective, as determined in the consumer's IPP process; and
(f) Informing the regional center about how satisfied they are with the services they are receiving, and to have this information taken into account in the regional center's periodic evaluation of the SLS vendor's service, pursuant to Section 58671 (c).
Note
Authority cited: Section 11152, Government Code; Sections 4648, 4689 and 4690, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Sections 4646(a), 4648(a)(7), 4502, 4502.1, 4503(j), 4689(a) and 4689(e), Welfare and Institutions Code.
History
1. New article 3 and section filed 8-14-95 as an emergency; operative 8-14-95 (Register 95, No. 33). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-12-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New article 3 and section refiled 12-4-95 as an emergency; operative 12-12-95 (Register 95, No. 49). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-10-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New article 3 and section refiled 4-8-96 as an emergency; operative 4-10-96 (Register 96, No. 15). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-6-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-14-95 order, including amendment of subsection (e) and Note, transmitted to OAL 8-8-96 and filed 9-20-96 (Register 96, No. 38).