Guardianship Services Handbook

Section 1000

Program Administration and Information
Table of Contents

1100
General Information. and Statutory Requirements
1110
Use of This Handbook – General Information
1110.1
Compliance With Policies and Procedures
1110.2
Definitions – General Information
1110.3
Use of Acronyms
1110.4
Delegation and Shared Responsibilities
1120
Inter-Agency Relations – General Information
1130
Roles of Guardianship Staff – General Information
1130.1
Role of Guardianship Supervisor
1130.2
Role of the Guardianship Specialist (GS)
1130.3
The Role of the Guardianship Accountant (GA)
1130.4
The Role of the Administrative Assistant (AA)
1140
Qualifications of the Guardianship Specialist – General Information
1150
Standards of Conduct and Work Rules
1160
Training – General Information
1160.1
Completion of Training
1170
Quality Assurance (QA) – Statutory Requirements General Information
1170.1
Unit Quality Assurance (QA) System
1180
Complaints – General Information
1180.1
Unit Responsibility for Complaints Involving DADS
1180.2
Reporting of Complaints Involving DADS Wards
1200
Confidentiality – General Information
1210
De-Identification of Records
1300
Communication Alternatives/Providing Access to Services – General Information
1310
Interpreter, Communication Devices, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) or Impaired Sensory or Speaking Skills
1320
Confidentiality Provisions for Paid Interpreter or Translator Services
1400
Cultural Competency in Guardianship Services
1500
Photographs and Photo Identification of Wards
1600
Use of GECS Funds and Procurement Cards
1700
Criminal History Background Checks – General Information
1710
Self-Reporting of Criminal Acts
1720
Requesting a Criminal History Check and Authorizing Visits Outside of the Facility
1721
Criminal History Records Checks of Alleged or Designated Perpetrators
1800
Registration and Certification Requirements
1810
Notice of Complaints or Disciplinary Actions
1820
Supervision of Provisionally Certified Guardians
1900
Volunteers General Information
1910
Volunteer Requirements