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Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Mandate 1101

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Assisted living facilities; individualized service plans.
Purpose of legislation
Requires the Board of Social Services to amend its regulations governing assisted living facility individualized service plans to require (i) that individualized service plans be reviewed and updated (a) at least once every 12 months or (b) sooner if modifications to the plan are needed due to a significant change in the resident's condition and (ii) that any deviation from the individualized service plan be documented in writing or electronically, include a description of the circumstances warranting deviation and the date such deviation will occur, certify that notice of such deviation was provided to the resident or his legal representative, be included in the resident's file, and in the case of deviations that are made due to a significant change in the resident's condition, be signed by an authorized representative of the assisted living facility and the resident or his legal representative.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 938 (2020)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 73 : Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5536: Add Provisions for Individualized Service Plans
Latest Stage: Final
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