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DHS 83.12(5)(c) (c) The CBRF shall give the resident or the resident's legal representative a 30-day written notice of any change in services available or in charges for services that will be in effect for more than 30 days.
DHS 83.12(6) (6)Documentation. All written reports required under this section shall include, at a minimum, the time, date, place, individuals involved, details of the occurrence, and the action taken by the provider to ensure residents' health, safety and well-being.
DHS 83.12 History History: CR 07-095: cr. Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 4-1-09.
DHS 83.13 DHS 83.13General records, retention and posting.
DHS 83.13(1)(1)General records. The CBRF shall maintain documentation of all of the following:
DHS 83.13(1)(a) (a) Investigations and reports of all allegations of abuse or neglect of a resident, or misappropriation property as required under s. DHS 83.12 (2).
DHS 83.13(1)(b) (b) Investigations and reports of all injuries of unknown source as required under s. DHS 83.12 (3).
DHS 83.13(1)(c) (c) Employees' schedules as required under s. DHS 83.36 (2).
DHS 83.13(1)(d) (d) Maintenance of the heating system as required under s. DHS 83.46 (1) (c).
DHS 83.13(1)(e) (e) Flue maintenance as required under s. DHS 83.46 (1) (e).
DHS 83.13(1)(f) (f) Results of the annual well water testing as required under s. DHS 83.46 (3), if the CBRF does not use a public water supply.
DHS 83.13(1)(g) (g) Dates, times and total evacuation times of quarterly fire drills as required under s. DHS 83.47 (2) (d).
DHS 83.13(1)(h) (h) Residents' evacuation time and type of assistance as required under s. DHS 83.47 (2) (d).
DHS 83.13(1)(i) (i) Results of the annual fire inspection as required under s. DHS 83.47 (3).
DHS 83.13(1)(j) (j) Results of the CBRF's smoke and heat detection system testing as required under s. DHS 83.48 (3).
DHS 83.13(1)(k) (k) Results of testing and maintenance of the smoke and heat detection system in a building with multiple occupancies as required under s. DHS 83.57 (1) (c).
DHS 83.13(2) (2)Records retention.
DHS 83.13(2)(a)(a) The CBRF shall retain all records required under this chapter for 2 years, unless otherwise specified under pars. (b) to (d).
DHS 83.13(2)(b) (b) Resident records shall be retained for 7 years following the date of a resident's final discharge.
DHS 83.13(2)(c) (c) Employee records shall be retained for 3 years following an employee's separation from employment at the CBRF.
DHS 83.13(2)(d) (d) Dated menus shall be retained for 60 days.
DHS 83.13(3) (3)Posting. The CBRF shall post all of the following:
DHS 83.13(3)(a) (a) CBRF license, any statement of deficiency, notice of revocation and any other notice of enforcement action as required under s. DHS 83.14 (2) (h).
DHS 83.13(3)(b) (b) House rules, resident rights and grievance procedures as required under s. DHS 83.32 (2) (b).
DHS 83.13(3)(c) (c) The poster provided by the board on aging and long term care ombudsman program as required under s. DHS 83.33 (4).
DHS 83.13(3)(d) (d) Activity schedule as required under s. DHS 83.38 (1) (c).
DHS 83.13(3)(e) (e) The CBRF's exit diagram as required under s. DHS 83.47 (2) (b).
DHS 83.13(3)(f) (f) Emergency phone numbers as required under s. DHS 83.47 (2) (h).
DHS 83.13 History History: CR 07-095: cr. Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 4-1-09.
subch. III of ch. DHS 83 Subchapter III — Personnel
DHS 83.14 DHS 83.14Licensee.
DHS 83.14(1) (1)Qualifications.
DHS 83.14(1)(a)(a) A licensee shall be at least 21 years of age and be fit and qualified under s. 50.03 (4), Stats., and s. DHS 83.07.
DHS 83.14(1)(b) (b) A licensee shall meet the caregiver background requirements under s. 50.065, Stats., and ch. DHS 12.
DHS 83.14(2) (2)Responsibilities.
DHS 83.14(2)(a)(a) The licensee shall ensure the CBRF and its operation comply with all laws governing the CBRF.
DHS 83.14(2)(b) (b) The licensee shall report any change in client group in writing to the department at least 30 days in advance and may not implement the change until the licensee receives written approval from the department.
DHS 83.14(2)(c) (c) The licensee shall report any change in capacity or class and may not implement the change until the licensee receives written approval from the department.
DHS 83.14(2)(d) (d) The licensee shall provide to each resident, or the resident's legal representative, referral agency and third party payer, a 30-day written notice of any change in size, class or client group.
DHS 83.14(2)(e) (e) The licensee shall notify the department within 7 days after there is a change in the administrator.
DHS 83.14(2)(f) (f) The licensee shall ensure a copy of this chapter is in the CBRF.
DHS 83.14(2)(g) (g) The licensee shall provide, in a format approved by the department, information required by the department to assess the facility's compliance with s. 55.14, Stats., relating to involuntary administration of psychotropic medication to a resident.
DHS 83.14(2)(h) (h) The licensee shall post the CBRF license, any statement of deficiency, notice of revocation and any other notice of enforcement action in a public area that is visually and physically available. A statement of deficiency shall remain posted for 90 days following receipt. Notices of revocation and other notices of enforcement action shall remain posted until a final determination is made.
DHS 83.14(2)(i) (i) The licensee shall make available the results of all department license renewal surveys, monitoring visits and any complaint investigations for the preceding 2 years when requested by any current or prospective resident, resident's legal representative, case manager or family member.
DHS 83.14(2)(j) (j) The licensee may not permit the existence or continuation of any condition which is or may create a substantial risk to the health, safety or welfare of any resident.
DHS 83.14(2)(k) (k) The licensee shall ensure that the presence of other occupants does not adversely affect the health, safety or welfare of residents.
DHS 83.14 History History: CR 07-095: cr. Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 4-1-09; correction in (1) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637.
DHS 83.15 DHS 83.15Administrator.
DHS 83.15(1) (1)Qualifications. The administrator of a CBRF shall be at least 21 years of age and exhibit the capacity to respond to the needs of the residents and manage the complexity of the CBRF. The administrator shall have any one of the following qualifications:
DHS 83.15(1)(a) (a) An associate degree or higher from an accredited college in a health care related field.
DHS 83.15(1)(b) (b) A bachelor's degree in a field other than in health care from an accredited college and one year experience working in a health care related field having direct contact with one or more of the client groups identified under s. DHS 83.02 (16).
DHS 83.15(1)(c) (c) A bachelor's degree in a field other than in health care from an accredited college and have successfully completed an assisted living administrator's training course approved by the department or the department's designee.
DHS 83.15(1)(d) (d) At least 2 years experience working in a health care related field having direct contact with one or more of the client groups identified under s. DHS 83.02 (16) and have successfully completed an assisted living administrator's training course approved by the department or the department's designee.
DHS 83.15(1)(e) (e) A valid nursing home administrator's license issued by the department of safety and professional services.
DHS 83.15(2) (2) Persons who are the qualified administrator of record with the department of a CBRF on April 1, 2009, shall be exempt from the qualification requirements specified under sub. (1).
DHS 83.15(3) (3)Responsibilities.
DHS 83.15(3)(a)(a) The administrator shall supervise the daily operation of the CBRF, including but not limited to, resident care and services, personnel, finances, and physical plant. The administrator shall provide the supervision necessary to ensure that the residents receive proper care and treatment, that their health and safety are protected and promoted and that their rights are respected.
DHS 83.15(3)(b) (b) The administrator shall be responsible for the training and competency of all employees.
DHS 83.15(3)(c) (c) A qualified resident care staff shall be designated as in charge whenever the administrator is absent from the CBRF.
DHS 83.15 History History: CR 07-095: cr. Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 4-1-09; CR 10-091: am. (1) (c) and (d) Register December 2010 No. 660, eff. 1-1-11; correction in (1) (e) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
DHS 83.16 DHS 83.16Employee.
DHS 83.16(1) (1) Each employee shall have the skills, education, experience and ability to fulfill the employee's job requirements.
DHS 83.16(2) (2) Resident care staff shall be at least 18 years old.
DHS 83.16 History History: CR 07-095: cr. Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 4-1-09.
DHS 83.17 DHS 83.17Hiring and employment.
DHS 83.17(1) (1)Caregiver background check. At the time of hire, employment or contract and every 4 years after, the licensee shall conduct and document a caregiver background check following the procedures in s. 50.065, Stats., and ch. DHS 12. A licensee shall not employ, contract with or permit a person to reside at the CBRF if the person has been convicted of the crimes or offenses, or has a governmental finding of misconduct, found in s. 50.065, Stats., and ch. DHS 12, Appendix A, unless the person has been approved under the department's rehabilitation process as defined in ch. DHS 12.
DHS 83.17(2) (2)Employee health communicable disease control.
DHS 83.17(2)(a)(a) The CBRF shall obtain documentation from a physician, physician assistant, clinical nurse practitioner or a licensed registered nurse indicating all employees have been screened for clinically apparent communicable disease including tuberculosis. Screening for tuberculosis shall be conducted using centers for disease control and prevention standards. The screening and documentation shall be completed within 90 days before the start of employment. The CBRF shall keep screening documentation confidential, except the department shall have access to the screening documentation for verification purposes.
DHS 83.17(2)(b) (b) Employees shall be re-screened for clinically apparent communicable disease as described in par. (a) based on the likelihood of exposure to communicable disease, including tuberculosis.
DHS 83.17(2)(c) (c) A person who has a communicable disease shall not be permitted to work or be present in the CBRF if the disease would present a risk to the health or safety of residents.
DHS 83.17 Note Note: For information from the center for disease control and prevention regarding screening for tuberculosis go to http://www.cdc.gov/
DHS 83.17 History History: CR 07-095: cr. Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 4-1-09; corrections in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637.
DHS 83.18 DHS 83.18Employee records.
DHS 83.18(1) (1) A separate record for each employee shall be maintained, kept current, and at a minimum, include:
DHS 83.18(1)(a) (a) A written job description including duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for the employee.
DHS 83.18(1)(b) (b) Beginning date of employment.
DHS 83.18(1)(c) (c) Educational qualifications for administrators.
DHS 83.18(1)(d) (d) A completed caregiver background check following procedures under s. 50.065, Stats., and ch. DHS 12.
DHS 83.18(1)(e) (e) Documentation of training, or exemption verification.
DHS 83.18(2) (2) Employee records shall be available upon request at the CBRF for review by the department.
DHS 83.18 History History: CR 07-095: cr. Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 4-1-09; correction in (1) (d) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637.
subch. IV of ch. DHS 83 Subchapter IV — Orientation and Training
DHS 83.19 DHS 83.19Orientation. Before an employee performs any job duties, the CBRF shall provide each employee with orientation training which shall include all of the following:
DHS 83.19(1) (1) Job responsibilities.
DHS 83.19(2) (2) Prevention and reporting of resident abuse, neglect and misappropriation of resident property.
DHS 83.19(3) (3) Information regarding assessed needs and individual services for each resident for whom the employee is responsible.
DHS 83.19(4) (4) Emergency and disaster plan and evacuation procedures under s. DHS 83.47 (2).
DHS 83.19(5) (5) CBRF policies and procedures.
DHS 83.19(6) (6) Recognizing and responding to resident changes of condition.
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