2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 25 - Institutions of the State
Chapter 5 - Life Resource Center
Section 25-5-103 - Wyoming Life Resource Center Established; Purpose.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 25-5-103 (2020)

25-5-103. Wyoming life resource center established; purpose.

(a) Except as otherwise authorized by rules and regulations promulgated in accordance with W.S. 9-2-106(d), the Wyoming life resource center is established to provide the following residential, active treatment, assistive technology, medical and therapy services only to individuals for whom an interdisciplinary team has determined the center is the most appropriate, least restrictive and most integrated environment for delivery of the services as specified below:

(i) Intermediate care facilities for people with intellectual disability in accordance with federal Medicare and Medicaid regulations;

(ii) Skilled nursing facility services to the following:

(A) Persons with organic brain syndrome who manifest exceptionally difficult behaviors;

(B) Persons with high medical need;

(C) Persons who are hard to place.

(iii) Disability, therapeutic and assistive technology services for persons with a disability;

(iv) Training for state employees, other service providers and caregivers on disability, medical, developmental and therapy services;

(v) Care provided under authority of the director pursuant to W.S. 9-2-106(d).

(b) The Wyoming life resource center may provide technical assistance and assistive technology outreach services to persons made eligible pursuant to rules adopted by the department.

(c) Any person residing at the Wyoming life resource center on April 1, 2016 pursuant to the requirements of this section prior to April 1, 2016 shall have the right to remain at the life resource center without regard to his continued qualification to remain at the center under this section, provided the center continues to have adequate resources to safely care for the person.

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