California Code of Regulations
Title 17: Public Health
Title 17 is a portion of the California Code of Regulations that contains the regulations pertaining to the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) as well as other regulations. Those pertaining to DDS, starting with Section 50201, cover parental fees, conflict of interest code, rules for conducting research, client rights, fiscal audits and appeals, fair hearings, vendorization procedures, regional center administrative practices and procedures, standards and rate-setting procedures for community-based programs and in-home respite services, and residential facility care and services.
There are specific Title 17 regulations that you as a service provider should be familiar with – here are the links to those regulations.
Service provider accountability
(Title 17, Section 50601-50612)
General vendor requirements
(Title 17, Section 54326)
Special Incident Reporting (SIR)
(Title 17, Section 54327) (Title 17, Section 54327.1) (Title 17, Section 54327.2)
Residential Services and Quality Assurance
(Title 17, Section 56001)
Community Crisis Homes
(Title 17, Section, 59000)
Enhanced Behavioral Supports Homes
(Title 17, Section, 59050)