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9555.9640 POLICY AND PROGRAM INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS.

A center shall have available for review and shall distribute to participants and their caregivers upon admission written information about the points in items A to N:

A.

the scope of the programs, services, and care offered by the center;

B.

a description of the population to be served by the center;

C.

a description of individual conditions which the center is not prepared to accept, such as a communicable disease requiring isolation, a history of violence to self or others, unmanageable incontinence or uncontrollable wandering;

D.

the participants' rights developed in accordance with part 9555.9670 and additionally:

(1)

a procedure for presenting grievances, including the name, address, and telephone number of the licensing division of the department, to which a participant or participant's caregiver may submit an oral or written complaint;

(2)

a copy or written summary of Minnesota Statutes, section 626.557, the Vulnerable Adults Act;

E.

the center's policy on and arrangements for providing transportation;

F.

the center's policy on providing meals and snacks;

G.

the center's fees, billing arrangements, and plans for payment;

H.

the center's policy governing the presence of pets in the center;

I.

the center's policy on smoking in the center;

J.

types of insurance coverage carried by the center;

K.

a statement of the center's compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 626.557, and rules adopted under that section;

L.

a statement that center admission and employment practices and policies comply with Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363, the Minnesota Human Rights Act;

M.

the terms and conditions of the center's licensure by the department, including a description of the population the center is licensed to serve under part 9555.9730; and

N.

the telephone number of the department's licensing division.

The information in items A to N must be provided in writing to the commissioner upon request and must be available for inspection by the commissioner at the center.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 245A.09

History:

11 SR 2165

Published Electronically:

October 8, 2007

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