Policy Manual


Continuity of Care      

Type: Procedure                 Category: Service Delivery                 Level: Community Care 

Parties: Community Care Employees and Contractees

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Parent Effective Date Approval Level Revision Dates Last Reviewed
N/A  5-1-1997  Executive Director    N/A
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1.      If services are provided by a contractee or sub-contractor, a documented affiliated service agreement will exist.


2.      Contractees and sub-contractors providing service for clients will be considered members of the Treatment Team and will be expected to work collaboratively with the Team to ensure consistent quality care for the client.


3.      In all cases of transition of one service to another, all providers will ensure a collaborative planning process and provision of services that are sensitive to the client�s transition needs.


4.      Community Care clients will be referred to contracted service providers only after a determination of need has been made by the Treatment Team and documented in the client�s service plan.