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Regulations and Statutes By Facility Type

 

Nursing Home

Department of Public Health Federal Regulations - Electronic Code of Federal Regulations – E-CFR – Public Health – Requirements for States and Long Term Care Facilities – Includes Residents Rights, Abuse-Neglect, Admission-Transfer-Discharge, Person-Centered Care Planning, Resident Assessment, and Many Other Areas. You can also (See List of Federal Regulations Broken Down By Section).

Connecticut General Assembly Statutes - Connecticut General Assembly State Statutes – Health Care Institutions Includes Nursing Homes

Department of Public Health State Regulations - CT State Department of Public Health Nursing Home Regulations

 

Other Pertinent Nursing Home Acts

Public Act 19-89S.B. 375 - AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOME STAFFING LEVELS - This act requires that each nursing home facility calculate and post daily in a public area of the facility, the total number of nurses and nurse's aides providing direct patient care to residents of the nursing home facility.

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Residential Care Home

Department of Public Health Federal Regulations - There Are No Federal Regulations Specifically On Residential Care Homes (RCHs) – 2022 Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Federal Regulation Implementation Will Apply To RCHs That Seek To Be Waiver Compliant

Connecticut General Assembly Statutes - Connecticut General Assembly State Statutes – Health Care Institutions Includes Some RCH/Rest Home Information 

Department of Public Health State Regulations - CT State Department of Public Health Residential Care Home Regulations – Referred To In Statute As Homes for the Aged and Rest Homes

 

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Assisted Living

Department of Public Health Federal Regulations - There Are No Federal Regulations Specifically On Assisted Living – A National Senior Living Trade Association, Argentum, Has Submitted a Proposal To The American National Standards Institute For Development Of National Standards In The Field But There Has Been Industry Opposition To Such And An Appeal Hearing Is Scheduled In February 2020 To Review Concerns – There Is Increasing Interest Among Advocates and Some Legislators To Have Federal Regulations for Assisted Living

Connecticut General Assembly Statutes - There Are No Connecticut General Assembly State Statutes Specifically on Assisted Living Other Than Alzheimer’s Training and Special Unit Statutes That Apply To Different Health Care Settings Including. See CT State Statutes Section 19-a562 to view the requirements pertaining to specialized training requirements for staff of individuals residing in Specialized Alzheimers/Memory Care Units. Also see CT State Statutes on Managed Residential Communities (MRCs), The Non-Health Care Portion Of Senior Living and Assisted Living Facilities. As well as the CT State Statutes for Landlord Tenant Rights.

Department of Public Health State Regulations

 

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Managed Residential Care

Department of Public Health Federal Regulations

Connecticut General Assembly Statutes

Department of Public Health State Regulations

Connecticut General Assembly Statutes For Landlord Tenant Rights

 

 

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Additional CT State Statutes

State Statutes on Alzheimer's Special Care Units and Program Requirements - Requirements pertaining to specialized training requirements for staff of individuals residing in Specialized Alzheimer's/Memory Care Units.

State Statutes on Protective Services for the Elderly

State Statutes on Management of Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC's; Often Called Life Plan Communities)

State Statutes on Long Term Care Issues Including Long Term Care Planning Committee, Money Follows the Person program, nursing home self-pay rates regulated, certificate of needs, state assisted living programs, pre-admission screening process for nursing homes, etc. 

State Statutes on Probate Courts and Procedure

State Statutes on the Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman

State Statutes on the Connecticut Home Care Program For Elders - A program that may apply for certain residents that meet low-income and functional eligibility criteria.