Trends in Long-term Care: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First Session, Parts 8-14

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Page 1212 - Secretary, is a contract, containing stipulations on the part of the Government, and on the part of the corporation, entered into for full and adequate consideration. The Government became party to this contract by granting the charter, and the stockholders by accepting it.
Page 629 - All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest, are creatures of the law and are bound to obey it.
Page 694 - Supply to the licensing agency of the State full and complete information, and promptly report any changes which would affect the current accuracy of such information, as to the identity (a) Of each person having (directly or indirectly) an ownership interest of 10...
Page 694 - Life Safety Code of the National Fire Protection Association (21st Edition, 1967) as are applicable to nursing homes...
Page 860 - ... (1) Is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services and other therapeutic services; (2) Has policies, established by a group of professional personnel (associated with the agency or organization), including one or more physicians and one or more registered professional nurses, to govern the services...
Page 850 - State, and any person or persons or corporations refusing or neglecting to obey such rules and regulations shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than...
Page 696 - In the case of institutions for the mentally retarded or distinct parts of such institutions which are certified as skilled nursing homes, other categories of licensed personnel with special training in the care of such patients may serve as charge nurse: Provided, That such person is licensed by the State in such category following completion of a course of training which includes at least the number of classroom and practice hours in all of the nursing subjects included in the program of a State...
Page 695 - Review statements obtained by the appropriate State agency from each skilled nursing home, on forms provided by such agency, setting forth (from payroll records) the average numbers and types of personnel (in full-time equivalents) on each shift during at least 1 week of each quarter, such week to be selected by the survey agency and to occur irregularly in each quarter of the year; (c...
Page 696 - ... and practice hours in all of the nursing subjects included in the program of a State approved school of practical (or vocational) nursing as evidenced by a report to the single State agency by the agency or agencies of the State responsible for the licensure of such personnel comparing the courses in the respective ^curricula. (iii) Lines of administrative and supervisory responsibility are clearly established in writing, and are known to all members of the nursing staff and to appropriate personnel...
Page 697 - Receives proper care to prevent decubiti and is kept comfortable, clean, and well-groomed ; (c) Is protected from accident and Injury by the adoption of appropriate safety measures ; (d) Is encouraged to perform out-of-bed activities as permitted : (e) Receives assistance to maintain optimal physical and mental function. (4) Professional planning and supervision of menus and meal service.

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