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9555.0300 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Board on Aging.

"Board on Aging" means a board established pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 256.975 and 256.976, previously titled and known as the Governor's Citizens Council on Aging.

Subp. 2.

Memo of understanding.

"Memo of understanding" means a written agreement between sponsor and person to be served, appropriate caretaker, or an authorized official of a volunteer station that specifies working relationships, channels of communication, and means of cooperation between the parties to the agreement.

Subp. 3.

Persons to be served.

"Persons to be served" means persons with disabilities and older people who receive the supportive person to person assistance of the volunteer senior companions.

Subp. 4.

Project advisory council.

"Project advisory council" means the council established pursuant to these parts to advise and assist the sponsors on matters of planning, community participation, and financial support.

Subp. 5.

Project sponsor.

"Project sponsor" means the agency or organization awarded the grant and the authority to administer the senior companion program in a specified area pursuant to this rule.

Subp. 6.

Volunteer.

"Volunteer" as used herein, means a person who proffers his or her time and efforts in supportive person-to-person services as a senior companion (SC) volunteer for an agreed-upon stipend.

Subp. 7.

Volunteer station.

"Volunteer station" means a private home, public or private nonprofit agency, institution, or organization, or proprietary health care organization or facility, in which or through which persons to be served by senior companion services are found, or made accessible to these services.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 256.977

History:

L 2005 c 56 s 2

Published Electronically:

October 8, 2007

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