Department for Community Based Services

Standards of Practice Online Manual

27.4 Case Planning

Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Department for Community Based Services
Division of Protection and Permanency
Standards of Practice Online Manual
Chapter:
Chapter 27-General Adult Services
Effective:
1/22/2014
Section:
27.4 Case Planning
Version:
3

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Legal Authority/Introduction

LEGAL AUTHORITY:

  • N/A

Procedure

The SSW:

  1. Determines if the adult is eligible for general adult services after completion of the adult assessment and develops a case plan within fifteen (15) working days after FSOS approval of the adult assessment;
  2. Obtains the signature of the adult in need of services on the case plan once the adult agrees to the goals and objectives of the case plan;
  3. Documents the adult's decision to accept services, but not to sign the plan if the adult agrees to the goals and objectives, but chooses not to sign the case plan;
  4. Provides a copy of the case plan to the adult, and if the adult consents, a copy may be shared with others;
  5. Provides the adult who is requesting or being provided services with a copy of the DPP-154 Protection and Permanency Service Appeal;
  6. The SSW documents in contacts that a DPP-154 was given to the client;
  7. Updates the case plan every six (6) months or whenever a significant change occurs.

Practice Guidance

  • If the most recent adult assessment is over thirty (30) days old, a new assessment is required prior to the completion of the case plan.
 

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