Prior to placement and annually thereafter, the home is assessed for its ability to be a safe and therapeutic environment for the service recipient.
The NA is given to organizations that the local authority routinely inspects and reauthorizes for licensure. If the local authority only provides approval for licensure, then the standards in this section apply to ensure the home continues to meet the criteria it is licensed or approved under.
NAThe homes are inspected and approved by another entity, such as a local authority.
Examples: This would include, for example, access to public transportation, distance to community centers or libraries, whether a car is needed to run errands, etc., to ensure the home environment is supportive to the individual’s needs and helps support their highest level of independent functioning.