Inspection Requirements for Assisted Living Facilities
Purpose of legislation
Provides that interviews with residents or participants of facilities or programs licensed or seeking licensure by the Department of Social Services shall be (i) scheduled in advance of the interview and authorized by the person to be interviewed or his legally authorized representative, and (ii) limited to discussion of issues related to the applicant's or licensee's compliance with applicable laws and regulations. This bill also sets forth inspection requirements for assisted living facilities, and provides and that incident report filed by an assisted living facility, pursuant to regulations adopted by the Board, for any major incident that negatively affects or threatens the life, health, safety or welfare of any resident of the facility shall not be considered a complaint, but may trigger an investigation including an onsite visit if the Commissioner finds an investigation is necessary.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 603 (2010)|
|VAC chapter to be changed||22 vac 40 - 72 : Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities|
|Associated Regulatory Action||Amend ALF Regulation to Comply with Changes to Code of Virginia Latest Stage: Final|
|Deadline for the regulation to become effective||11/1/2011|