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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 3. AID AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE [11000 - 15771]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 6.5. Nonmedical Care Facilities [13900 - 13922]

  ( Chapter 6.5 repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [13900 - 13902]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216. )

13900.
  

The object and purpose of this chapter is to provide a coordinated, comprehensive approach to providing assistance and out-of-home care in nonmedical care facilities for recipients of public assistance who qualify for aid under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 12000) and Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 13000) of this part, and who are capable of self-care and self-direction but are so impaired that such persons require or can function more effectively if protected by a living arrangement that meets their particular situation.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216.)

13901.
  

It is further the purpose of this chapter to give recognition to the fact that persons who require provision of an out-of-home living arrangement present a common set of personal problems, whether they are classified as aged, blind or disabled.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216.)

13902.
  

Insofar as practicable and consistent with the best interest of the recipients, the provisions of this chapter shall be administered as a separate program which provides the aged, blind or disabled persons who qualify under the provisions of Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 12000) or Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 13000) of this part with a unified and comprehensive program of care. In developing administrative plans to implement the provisions of this chapter, priority shall be given to the plan utilizing the most favorable federal cost-sharing formula.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216.)

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