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Library: Policy

340:100-6-41. Access to premises

Revised 9-17-18

(a) A service recipient has a right to visitors of his or her choosing at any time per Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 317:40-1-3(b)(6).Any modification of a service recipient's right to visitors is permitted only when requirements per OAC 317:40-1-3(b)(8) are met.

(1) Visitors are not permitted to enter the immediate living area of any service recipient without first identifying himself or herself and receiving permission from the service recipient to enter.

(2) The rights of other service recipients present in the room must be respected.

(3) A service recipient at any time may terminate a visit by a person having access.

(b) OAC 340:100-6-41 does not limit the power of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services or any other public agency otherwise permitted or required by law to enter and inspect a group home.

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