Licensing Regulations
17a-227-22:  Habilitative Nursing Facilities
In addition to meeting the requirements of Sec. 17a-227-1 through 17a-227- 20, inclusive of these regulations, an applicant for licensure or renewal of a license as an habilitative nursing facility shall:

(a) Develop policies and procedures which address totally enclosed cribs and barred enclosures as restraints.

(b) Only licensed nurses shall be allowed to administer medications and all medications shall be reviewed every thirty days by the nurse.

(c) Appropriate inservice training to staff shall be provided including:

(1) proper positioning procedures;

(2) bathing procedures;

(3) proper feeding procedures;

(4) side effects of medication; and

(5) charting seizures.

(Effective October 1, 1992)