2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
§10-1430.22. Resident's contract.

10 OK Stat § 10-1430.22 (2014) What's This?

A. A written contract shall be executed between a person, the guardian of a resident, if any, and a group home or the agent of the group home prior to the time a person is admitted to a group home subject to the provisions of the Group Homes for Persons with Developmental or Physical Disabilities Act, and annually thereafter, or at the expiration of the period of previous contract, or when the source of payment for the care of the resident changes, or when there are changes in the terms of the contract.

B. The contract shall be executed between the provider and the resident and the guardian of the resident, if any.

C. A copy of the contract shall be given to the resident and to the guardian or advocate of the resident, if any.

D. A copy of the contract for a resident who is supported by nonpublic funds other than the personal funds of the resident shall be made available to the person providing the funds for the support of the resident.

E. The contract shall be written legibly in clear and unambiguous language.

F. The contract shall specify:

1. The expiration date of the contract;

2. The services to be provided under the contract and the charges for the services, including the amount of the room and board payment for which the service recipient is responsible;

3. The services that may be provided to supplement the contract and the charges for such additional services;

4. The amount of any deposit paid; and

5. The rights, duties and obligations of the resident, except that the specification of rights of a resident may be furnished on a separate document.

G. The contract shall state the name of the guardian or advocate of the resident, if any, and emergency contact.

H. The contract shall provide that if the resident dies or is compelled by a change in physical or mental health to leave the group home, the contract and all obligations under it shall terminate immediately. All charges shall be prorated as of the date on which the contract terminates, and, if any payments have been made in advance, the excess shall be refunded to the resident or the guardian or advocate of the resident, if any.

Added by Laws 1987, c. 225, § 22, eff. July 1, 1987. Amended by Laws 1996, c. 155, § 22, eff. Nov. 1, 1996; Laws 1996, c. 354, § 22, eff. Nov. 1, 1996. Renumbered from § 1-818.22 of Title 63 by Laws 1996, c. 354, § 56, eff. Nov. 1, 1996. Amended by Laws 2006, c. 137, § 17, eff. Nov. 1, 2006.

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