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36-558.01 - Operation, support and supervision of child developmental homes and foster homes; duties of department
36-558.01. Operation, support and supervision of child developmental homes and foster homes; duties of department
A. The department shall operate directly or support and supervise child developmental homes and foster homes licensed pursuant to title 8, chapter 4, article 4 to provide specialized foster care to persons with developmental disabilities. Such homes shall be operated for persons placed pursuant to sections 8-514.01 and 8-845 and for appropriate placements for persons for whom an application for residential services has been made to the department.
B. In furtherance of its responsibility pursuant to subsection A of this section, the department shall recruit, license and support such homes in accordance with this chapter, maintain regular supervision of such homes and such placements, conduct training programs for the staff of such homes and develop the program and service standards for persons with developmental disabilities to be placed in such homes.
C. Foster homes supported by the department shall be paid for each person with a developmental disability placed in the home an amount determined by the department based on the type of developmental disability and the consequent need for programs and services of each person so placed.