Register June 2022 No. 798
Chapter DCF 52
Subchapter I — General Provisions
DCF 52.01   Authority and purpose.
DCF 52.02   Applicability.
DCF 52.03   Definitions.
Subchapter II — Administration
DCF 52.11   Licensee responsibilities.
DCF 52.12   Personnel.
DCF 52.13   Administrative records.
Subchapter III — Admission, Treatment and Planning and Discharge
DCF 52.21   Admission.
DCF 52.22   Assessment and treatment planning and review.
DCF 52.23   Discharge and aftercare.
Subchapter IV — Resident Rights
DCF 52.31   Resident rights and grievance procedure.
Subchapter V — Program Operation
DCF 52.41   Center program.
DCF 52.415   Promoting normalcy.
DCF 52.42   Behavior management and control.
DCF 52.43   Education.
DCF 52.44   Nutrition.
DCF 52.45   Health.
DCF 52.46   Medications.
DCF 52.47   Transportation.
DCF 52.48   Clothing and laundry.
DCF 52.49   Resident records.
Subchapter VI — Physical Environment and Safety
DCF 52.51   Buildings and grounds.
DCF 52.52   General physical environment.
DCF 52.53   Bath and toilet facilities.
DCF 52.54   Bedrooms.
DCF 52.55   Fire safety.
DCF 52.555   Carbon monoxide detector.
DCF 52.56   General safety and sanitation.
Subchapter VII — Specialized Programs
DCF 52.57   Exceptions and additional requirements for type 2 programs.
DCF 52.58   Exceptions and additional requirements for short-term programs.
DCF 52.59   Respite care services programs.
Subchapter VIII — Need Determination and License Application
DCF 52.61   Determination of need for additional beds.
DCF 52.62   Licensing administration.
DCF 52.63   Inspections and complaint investigations.
Subchapter IX — Rate Regulation
DCF 52.64   Rate determination.
DCF 52.65   Allowable costs.
DCF 52.66   Rate methodology.
DCF 52.67   Rate resolution.
DCF 52.68   Extraordinary payments.
DCF 52.69   Advisory committee.
Ch. DCF 52 Note Note: Chapter HSS 52 was renumbered chapter HFS 52 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 6. and 7., Stats., Register, June, 1999, No. 522. Chapter HFS 52 was repealed and recreated, Register, February, 2000, No. 530, eff. 9-1-00. Chapter HFS 52 was renumbered to chapter DCF 52 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register November 2008 No. 635.
subch. I of ch. DCF 52 Subchapter I — General Provisions
DCF 52.01 DCF 52.01Authority and purpose. This chapter is promulgated under the authority of s. 48.67, Stats., to ensure that residential care centers for children and youth protect and promote the health, safety and welfare of residents, respect the rights of individual residents, provide the most appropriate conditions possible for each resident, help each resident develop socially acceptable patterns of behavior, develop resident treatment plans consistent with the state's permanency planning policy to support the integrity of the family, and help each resident return as quickly as possible to the resident's family or achieve permanency through adoption or guardianship. This chapter is also promulgated under the authority of s. 49.343, Stats., to establish the rate that a residential care center may charge for its services and to promote efficient provision of services.
DCF 52.01 History History: Cr. Register, February, 2000, No. 530, eff. 9-1-00; EmR1106: emerg. am., eff. 9-16-11; CR 11-026: am. Register December 2011 No. 672, eff. 1-1-12; CR 21-107: am. Register June 2022 No. 798, eff. 7-1-22.
DCF 52.02 DCF 52.02Applicability.
DCF 52.02(1)(1)Scope. This chapter applies to the department, to applicants for a license to operate a residential care center for children and youth and to all licensed residential care centers for children and youth, except as provided in s. DCF 52.57 for type 2 residential care center programs, in s. DCF 52.58 for short-term programs and in s. DCF 52.59 for respite care services programs.
DCF 52.02(2) (2) Exceptions.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.