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Section 333.20178

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978


333.20178 Nursing home, home for the aged, or county medical care facility; description of services to patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease; contents; “represents to the public” defined.

Sec. 20178.

  (1) Beginning not more than 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory act that added this section, a health facility or agency that is a nursing home, home for the aged, or county medical care facility that represents to the public that it provides inpatient care or services or residential care or services, or both, to persons with Alzheimer's disease or a related condition shall provide to each prospective patient, resident, or surrogate decision maker a written description of the services provided by the health facility or agency to patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease or a related condition. A written description shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following:
  (a) The overall philosophy and mission reflecting the needs of patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease or a related condition.
  (b) The process and criteria for placement in or transfer or discharge from a program for patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease or a related condition.
  (c) The process used for assessment and establishment of a plan of care and its implementation.
  (d) Staff training and continuing education practices.
  (e) The physical environment and design features appropriate to support the function of patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease or a related condition.
  (f) The frequency and types of activities for patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease or a related condition.
  (g) Identification of supplemental fees for services provided to patients or residents with Alzheimer's disease or a related condition.
  (2) As used in this section, "represents to the public" means advertises or markets the facility as providing specialized Alzheimer's or dementia care services.


History: Add. 2000, Act 500, Imd. Eff. Jan. 11, 2001
Popular Name: Act 368




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