For purposes of this part, the following terms have the meanings given them.
"Qualified personnel" means professional staff who are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with applicable state laws and rules, and are educated to perform the particular service safely and competently.
"Specialized rehabilitative services" means restorative therapy and specialized maintenance therapy including, but not limited to, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.
If specialized rehabilitative services are required in the resident's comprehensive plan of care, the nursing home must:
provide the required services; or
Specialized rehabilitative services must be provided by qualified personnel under the written order of a physician or other health care practitioner authorized to prescribe.
21 SR 196
October 11, 2007
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes