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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

(Revised) Policies and Procedures regarding Nursing Home Staffing Levels to implement the requirements of Section 19a-563h (01/05/2024 - Minimum Staffing)

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.

Public Act 11-32 |  H.B. 5045 - AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO DISPLAY PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION BADGES DURING WORK HOURS - This Act requires any health care provider who provides direct patient care shall wear in plain view a photographic name badge issued by the health care facility or institution which includes the name of the health care facility or institution, the name of the provider, and the type of license or employment title

 

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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

Office of Legislative Research Issue Brief - December 2022 OLR Summary of DPH State Regulations for Assisted Living Facilities

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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

 

 

Congregate Housing for the Elderly

8-119d through 8-119s of the Connecticut General Statutes

Sec. 8-119d. Declaration of policy.

Sec. 8-119e. Definitions.

Sec. 8-119f. Program design and oversight.

Sec. 8-119g. Implementation. Maximum income limits for admission. Deduction for congregate housing employment income.

Sec. 8-119h. State assistance to authorities, municipal developers, nonprofit corporations and housing partnerships.

Sec. 8-119i. Bond issues. Administrative costs.

Sec. 8-119j. Conversion to a “housing project”.

Sec. 8-119k. Payment in lieu of taxes.

Sec. 8-119l. Operating subsidies for congregate housing projects.

Sec. 8-119m. Congregate housing and congregate housing project joint pilot program. Regulations.

Sec. 8-119n. Congregate housing project pilot program offering assisted living services. Regulations. Report.

Secs. 8-119o to 8-119s. Reserved

Regulations for the Congregate Housing Program

Continuing Care Facilities

Connecticut General Assembly Statutes 17b-520 Through 17b-535

Bill of Rights

Consumer Guide Book Connecticut Continuing Care Residents Association

Department of Social Services Web Page on Reimbursement

State Regulations for Management of Continuing Care Facilities - 17b-533-1 to Section 17b-533-11

 
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.

 

Protective Services for the Elderly

State Statutes on Protective Services for the Elderly

State Regulations on Protective Services for the Elderly - 17b-461

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 Regulations on the Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman 17b-311

Federal Regulations on the Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman 45 CFR 1324.11

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.


Home Health Agencies

Federal Regulations Regarding Home Health Agencies

State Regulations Regarding Home Health Care Agencys19-13-D65 Reserved19-13-D66 Definitions19-13-D67 Personnel19-13-D68 General requirements19-13-D69 Services19-13-D70 Contracted services19-13-D71 Personnel policies19-13-D72 Patient care policies19-13-D73 Patient care plan19-13-D74 Administration of medicines19-13-D75 Clinical record system19-13-D76 Quality assurance program19-13-D77 Administrative organization and records19-13-D78 Patient's bill of rights and responsibilities19-13-D79 Facilities

Homemaker Companion Agencies

State Statutes on Homemaker Companion Agencies - 20-670 through 20-683

State Regulations Regarding Homemaker-Home Health Aide Agency19-13-D80 Definitions19-13-D81 Personnel19-13-D82 General requirements19-13-D83 Homemaker-home health aide services19-13-D84 Contracted services19-13-D85 Personnel policies19-13-D86 Service policies19-13-D87 Plan of care19-13-D88 Patient records19-13-D89 Quality assurance program19-13-D90 Administrative organization and records19-13-D91 Patient's bill of rights and responsibilities19-13-D92 Facilities

 

State Regulations Regarding Registration of Homemaker Companion Agencies - 20-670-1 Through 20-670-4

Sec. 20-670-1. Registration revocation, suspension, or refusal to issue or renew
Sec. 20-670-2. Homemaker companion hiring practices
Sec. 20-670-3. Client service agreements
Sec. 20-670-4. Client contact, records

 

DSS Community Based Services

17b-4(a)

Sec. 17b-4(a)-1. Definitions

Sec. 17b-4(a)-2. Conditions and standards of eligibility

Sec. 17b-4(a)-3. Application and determination of eligibility

Sec. 17b-4(a)-4. Payments for services

Sec. 17b-4(a)-5. Recovery of direct services overpayments

Sec. 17b-4(a)-6. Fair hearings

 

Connecticut Home Care Program for the Elders

State Regulations for the Connecticut Homecare Program for Elders -17b-342

  

Landlord Tenant Laws

Tenant/Landlord Statutes

Title 42, Chapter 135: Residency and Service Requirements in Federally Assisted Housing

  • Subchapter I - Standards and Obligations of Residency in Federally Assisted Housing

  • Subchapter II - Authority to Provide Preferences for Elderly Residents and Units for Disabled Residents in Certain Section 8 Assisted Housing

  • Subchapter III - Service Coordinators for Elderly and Disabled Residents of Federally Assisted Housing

  • Subchapter IV - General Provisions

  • Subchapter V - Safety and Security in Public and Assisted Housing

Title 42, Chapter 8: Low-Income Housing

Sec. 8-68f-1 through Sec. 8-68f-22. Tenant Rights in State Public Housing


TH/CCH DDS Homes

State Regulations on CTH/CCH Homes - 17a-227-23