157.17 ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR BOARDING AND LODGING
ESTABLISHMENTS OR LODGING ESTABLISHMENTS; SPECIAL SERVICES.
Subdivision 1. Definitions.
(a) "Supportive services" means the provision of supervision and
minimal assistance with independent living skills such as social and recreational opportunities,
assistance with transportation, arranging for meetings and appointments, and arranging for
medical and social services. Supportive services also include providing reminders to residents to
take medications that are self-administered or providing storage for medications if requested.
(b) "Health supervision services" means the provision of assistance in the preparation and
administration of medications other than injectables, the provision of therapeutic diets, taking
vital signs, or providing assistance in dressing, grooming, bathing, or with walking devices.
Subd. 2. Registration.
At the time of licensure or license renewal, a boarding and lodging
establishment or a lodging establishment that provides supportive services or health supervision
services must be registered with the commissioner, and must register annually thereafter. The
registration must include the name, address, and telephone number of the establishment, the
name of the operator, the types of services that are being provided, a description of the residents
being served, the type and qualifications of staff in the facility, and other information that is
necessary to identify the needs of the residents and the types of services that are being provided.
The commissioner shall develop and furnish to the boarding and lodging establishment or lodging
establishment the necessary form for submitting the registration.
Housing with services establishments registered under chapter 144D shall be considered
registered under this section for all purposes except that:
(1) the establishments shall operate under the requirements of chapter 144D; and
(2) the criminal background check requirements of sections
criminal background check requirements of section
apply only to personnel providing
home care services under sections
and personnel providing hospice care
Subd. 3. Restriction on the provision of services.
A boarding and lodging establishment or
lodging establishment registered under subdivision 2 may provide health supervision services
only if a licensed nurse is on site in the establishment for at least four hours a week to provide
monitoring of health supervision services for the residents. A boarding and lodging establishment
or lodging establishment that admits or retains residents using wheelchairs or walkers must have
the necessary clearances from the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Subd. 4.[Repealed, 1998 c 254 art 1 s 57
Subd. 5. Services that may not be provided in a boarding and lodging establishment or
Except those facilities registered under chapter 144D, a boarding and
lodging establishment or lodging establishment may not admit or retain individuals who:
(1) would require assistance from establishment staff because of the following needs: bowel
incontinence, catheter care, use of injectable or parenteral medications, wound care, or dressing
changes or irrigations of any kind; or
(2) require a level of care and supervision beyond supportive services or health supervision
Subd. 6. Certain individuals may provide services.
This section does not prohibit the
provision of health care services to residents of a boarding and lodging establishment or lodging
establishment by family members of the resident or by a registered or licensed home care agency
employed by the resident.
Subd. 7. Exemption for establishments with a human services license.
This section does
not apply to a boarding and lodging establishment or lodging establishment that is licensed by the
commissioner of human services under chapter 245A.
Subd. 8. Violations.
The commissioner may revoke the establishment license if the
establishment is found to be in violation of this section. Violation of this section is a gross
History: 1995 c 207 art 9 s 43; 1996 c 451 art 4 s 57; 1997 c 113 s 14,15; 1998 c 254 art
1 s 55,56; 2002 c 252 s 21