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Florida Administrative Code § 59A-4.106

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“Facility policies under the Agency for Health Care Administration regulations”  

Nursing homes must provide each resident, at the time of admission in a language the resident or his representative understands:

  • A copy of the residents’ bill of rights;
  • A copy of the facility’s admission and discharge policies; and
  • Information regarding advance directives.

Each nursing home must develop policies and procedures in the following areas:

  • Advance directives;
  • Infection control;
  • Medical records;
  • Resident care planning;
  • Resident’s rights; and
  • The reporting of accidents or unusual incidents involving any resident, staff member, volunteer or visitor.

Related laws:

Florida Statutes § 400.022

Florida Statutes § 400.0255

Florida Statutes § 400.102

Florida Statutes § 400.141

Florida Statutes § 400.151

Florida Statutes § 400.23

Florida Statutes § 765.110

Current as of June 2015