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28 Pa. Code § 4.9. Rehabilitation period.

§ 4.9. Rehabilitation period.

 (a)  Provision of rehabilitation services. During the rehabilitation period a provider shall coordinate the provision of rehabilitation services to a client to ensure achievement of goals consistent with the rehabilitation service plan, and as appropriate to the needs of the client to improve the client’s health, welfare and the realization of the client’s maximum physical, social, cognitive, psychological and vocational potential for useful and productive activity.

 (b)  Supervision. Rehabilitation services shall be provided or their provision shall be supervised by a physician or other appropriate health professional qualified by training or experience to provide or supervise these services.

 (c)  Purpose. If authorized under the rehabilitation service plan, rehabilitation services may be provided for the following purposes:

   (1)  Helping a client develop behaviors that enable the client to take responsibility for the client’s own actions.

   (2)  Facilitating a client’s successful community integration.

   (3)  Assisting a client to accomplish functional outcomes at home and in the community.

   (4)  Teaching a client skills to live independently.

   (5)  Supervising a client living in a home setting through the following:

     (i)   Home facilitation.

     (ii)   Physical rehabilitation.

     (iii)   Cognitive remediation.

     (iv)   Life-skills coaching.

     (v)   Assisting the client in maintaining independence.

   (6)  Providing transitional living services to assist a client with community reentry skills.

   (7)  Maximizing a client’s physical potential.

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