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9525.0008 APPLICABILITY AND PURPOSE.

Subpart 1.

Applicability.

Parts 9525.0004 to 9525.0036 establish the standards to be met by county boards or others authorized by the commissioner to provide case management and govern the planning, development, and provision of services to persons with developmental disabilities.

Subp. 2.

Purpose.

The purpose of parts 9525.0004 to 9525.0036 is to set standards for the provision of case management to persons with developmental disabilities that are designed to result in the following outcomes:

A.

access to needed services and supports;

B.

coordinated and cost-effective services and supports;

C.

continuity of services and supports; and

D.

services delivered consistent with the goals under subpart 3.

Subp. 3.

Goals.

Services and supports for persons eligible for case management under parts 9525.0004 to 9525.0036 are to be designed and delivered consistent with the following goals:

A.

the recognition of each person's history, dignity, and cultural background;

B.

the affirmation and protection of each person's civil and legal rights;

C.

the provision of services and supports for each person which:

(1)

promote community inclusion and self-sufficiency;

(2)

provide services in the least restrictive environment;

(3)

promote social relationships, natural supports, and participation in community life;

(4)

allow for a balance between safety and opportunities; and

(5)

provide opportunities for development and exercise of age-appropriate skills, decision-making and choice, personal advocacy, and communication; and

D.

the provision of services and supports for families which address the needs of the person in the context of the family and support family self-sufficiency.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 256B.092

History:

18 SR 2244; L 2005 c 56 s 2

Published Electronically:

October 16, 2013