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Chapter 198

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  198.076.  Department of social services to establish standards and regulations for residential care facilities and assisted living facilities. — The department shall promulgate reasonable standards and regulations for all residential care facilities and all assisted living facilities.  The standards and regulations shall take into account the level of care provided and the number and type of residents served by the facility to insure maximum flexibility.  These standards and regulations shall relate to:

  (1)  The number and qualifications of employed and contract personnel having responsibility for any of the services provided for residents;

  (2)  The equipment, facilities, services and supplies essential to the health and welfare of the residents;

  (3)  Fire safety, including resident smoking in designated areas only, unannounced fire drills, fire safety training, and notification to the department of fires and fire watches;

  (4)  Sanitation in the facility;

  (5)  Diet, which shall be based on good nutritional practice;

  (6)  Personal funds and property of residents;

  (7)  Resident rights and resident grievance procedures appropriate to the levels of care, size and type of facility;

  (8)  Record keeping appropriate to the levels of care, size and type of facility;

  (9)  Construction of the facility;

  (10)  Care of residents.


(L. 1979 S.B. 328, et al. § 25, A.L. 1984 S.B. 451, A.L. 2007 H.B. 952 & 674)

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