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340:100-6-21. Closing of group home

Revised 5-11-07

     Any provider of a group home licensed or contracted, per OAC 340:100-6, must give 90 calendar days notice prior to closing a home or to closing any part of a home that would require the transfer or discharge of more than ten percent of the residents.

  • (1) Notice must be given to:
    • (A) Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD) director;
    • (B) any resident who requires transfer or discharge from the group home; and
    • (C) the resident's legal guardian, family, or advocate.
  • (2) Notice must state the proposed date of closing and reason for closing.
  • (3) The group home provider must offer to assist the resident in securing alternative placement.
  • (4) The DDSD director must be notified if there is need for relocation assistance.
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