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317:30-5-517.Description of services

[Revised 06-01-08]
Respite care is:
(1) available to eligible members not receiving daily living supports or group home services and who are unable to care for themselves; and
(2) furnished on a short-term basis due to the absence or need for relief of those persons normally providing the care, and includes:
(A) homemaker respite per OAC 317:30-5-535 through 317:30-5-538;
(B) daily respite provided in a group home.
(i) Group homes providing respite must be licensed per OAC 340:100-6.
(ii) Respite care provided in a group home is authorized as respite at the applicable group home rate as identified in the member's Plan of Care;
(C) daily respite provided in an agency companion services (ACS) home.
(i) Respite must be approved in accordance with the home profile process, per OAC 317:40-5-40, and required training, per OAC 340:100-3-38.
(ii) Respite provided in an ACS home is authorized as respite at the applicable level of support per OAC 317:40-5-3.
(iii) Respite providers are limited to providing 52 days of respite per year when they concurrently provide ACS; and
(D) daily respite provided in any other approved home. Respite:
(i) must be approved in accordance with the home profile process, per OAC 317:40-5-40, and required training, per OAC 340-100-3-38;
(ii) is based on the member's needs and includes:
(I) maximum supervision - for members with extensive needs;
(II) close supervision - for members with moderate needs; and
(III) intermittent supervision - for members with minimum needs; and
(iii) providers must:
(I) pass a background investigation per OAC 317:40-5-40 and OAC 340:100-3-39; and
(II) be at least 18 years of age.

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.