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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Mandate 1299

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Assisted living facilities; involuntary discharge
Purpose of legislation
Assisted living facilities; involuntary discharge. Requires that regulations of the Board of Social Services regarding involuntary discharges of residents from assisted living facilities provide certain safeguards for residents, including a description of the reasons for which a resident may be involuntarily discharged, certain notice requirements, a requirement that the facility make reasonable efforts to resolve any issues upon which the discharge is based, and the provision of information regarding the resident's right to appeal the facility's decision to discharge the resident.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 706 (2022)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 73 : Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6132: Update Standards to Add Appeal Process for Discharges
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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