|(a) Therapeutic activities in treatment plan. If ordered
by the patient's treating physician, a hospital shall provide therapeutic
activities to the patient in accordance with a treatment plan developed
in accordance with §568.61 of this subchapter (relating to Inpatient
Mental Health Treatment and Treatment Planning).
(1) If ordered by the patient's treating physician,
an occupational therapist, a therapeutic recreation specialist, or
a staff member under the supervision of an occupational therapist
or a therapeutic recreation specialist shall conduct a therapeutic
activities assessment of the patient.
(2) The assessment shall include an evaluation of the
patient in the following domains:
(E) emotional; and
(3) If a staff member under the supervision of an occupational
therapist or a therapeutic recreation specialist conducts the therapeutic
activities assessment, the results of the assessment shall be signed
by the occupational therapist or a therapeutic recreation evidencing
approval of such results.
(c) Qualified staff members. A hospital shall have
qualified staff members who are available to provide the therapeutic
activities necessary to address the problems identified by a patient's
therapeutic activities assessment.