53-20-225. Department monitoring of Montana developmental center residents -- report to legislature. (1) The department shall monitor:
(a) individuals released from the Montana developmental center and placed in a community home as defined in 53-20-302 for 2 years after placement in a community home; and
(b) for the duration of their residency, individuals who are admitted to and residing at the Montana developmental center.
(2) The department shall evaluate on a quarterly basis behaviors in the following areas to determine whether the skills, abilities, and behaviors of an individual subject to this section have improved, diminished, or remained unchanged:
(a) verbal or nonverbal communication, as appropriate for the individual;
(b) activities of daily living;
(c) emotional well-being;
(d) physical aggression; and
(e) sexually inappropriate behaviors.
(3) The department shall report on the results of the monitoring:
(a) at least quarterly to family members and guardians of the individuals if the family members and guardians are authorized to receive health care information; and
(b) annually to the children, families, health, and human services interim committee in accordance with 5-11-210. The report to the interim committee may provide information only in an aggregate form and may not contain any individually identifying information.