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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 9INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY SERVICES--MEDICAID STATE OPERATING AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES
SUBCHAPTER DHOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES (HCS) PROGRAM
RULE §9.172Certification Principles: Mission, Development, and Philosophy of Program Operations

The program provider must:

  (1) implement a teaching and training philosophy that emphasizes improved, independent functioning for each individual;

  (2) ensure that each individual's humanity and dignity is respected;

  (3) ensure that the rights of the individual, as exercised by the individual or the LAR on behalf of the individual, are protected;

  (4) encourage the individual, the individual's LAR, and family members, with the consent of the individual or the individual's LAR, to participate in making choices about where the individual will live, attend school, work, and take part in leisure activities; and

  (5) support the individual in person-directed planning and participate, upon request of the individual or LAR, in a meeting of the service planning team.


Source Note: The provisions of this §9.172 adopted to be effective March 1, 2000, 25 TexReg 1649; transferred effective September 1, 2004, as published in the Texas Register September 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 8841; amended to be effective June 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 4441

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