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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 414RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS OF PERSONS RECEIVING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER LABUSE, NEGLECT, AND EXPLOITATION IN LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND COMMUNITY CENTERS
RULE §414.551Purpose

The purpose of this subchapter is to implement §48.255(c) of the Human Resources Code, which requires TDMHMR to develop joint rules with the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services (TDPRS) to facilitate investigations in local authorities and community centers and to describe the requirements for:

  (1) reporting allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of persons served;

  (2) ensuring the safety and protections of persons served involved in allegations;

  (3) facilitating investigations; and

  (4) ensuring proper disciplinary or other action is taken when abuse, neglect, or exploitation is confirmed.


Source Note: The provisions of this §414.551 adopted to be effective July 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 4708

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