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“(b) There shall be adequate documentation of the pur

2 chasing process, including, where appropriate, requisitions, 3 bids from a number of suppliers, purchase orders, and receiv

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"(c) The inventory control system and stockroom op

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“(1) receiving supplies;
“(2) issuing supplies as needed in programs;
“(3) maintaining necessary stock level;
“(4) establishing responsibility for stocks; and

“(5) there shall be appropriate storage facilities for all supplies and surplus equipinent.

“ (d) Where the size of the facility's operation warrants, the person respousible for directing purchase, supply, and property control should have had several years of progressively more responsible experience in these fields, and/or related training. There shall be sufficient trained and experienced personnel to accomplish the necessary purchase, sup

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ply, and property control functions.

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"Subchapter IV-Communications

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"SEC. 1193. (a) There shall be adequate communica

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“ (b) The communication system shall assure

“(1) prompt contact of on-duty personnel; and

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4 “Sec. 1194. (a) The facility shall have an appropriate 5 and written preventive maintenance program.

“(b) Where the size of the facility warrants, engineer7 ing and maintenance shall be directed by an engineer who— 8

“(1) has had at least three years of progressively 9 more responsible experience in institutional engineering

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“(2) is licensed or certificated, as appropriate to the nature of the facility; and

“(3) there shall be sufficient trained and experienced personnel to accomplish the required engineering

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and maintenance functions.

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"Subchapter IV-Housekeeping Services

17 “Sec. 1195. Appropriate to the size and nature of the 18 facility, the person responsible for directing housekeeping

19 services should have had

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(1) several years of progressively more responsible experience in this field, and/or related training;

(2) formal training in short courses or vocational

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schools; and

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(3) experience and training in supervision and

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management.

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“Subchapter VII–Laundry Services

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"SEC. 1196. (a) Laundry services shall be managed

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(1) daily clothing and linen needs are met with5

out delay; and

(2) there is minimum loss and damage to clothing. 7

“(b) Appropriate to the size and nature of the facility, 8 the person responsible for directing laundry services should 9 have had several years of progressively more responsible

experience in this field, and/or related training. The person il responsible for directing laundry service shall have the 12 ability to supervise residents who work in the laundry.

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"Chapter 8.-DEFINITIONS

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“SEC. 1197. As used in this part the term

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“(1) 'Advocacy' means that which is done by an

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“(2) 'Advocate' means an individual, whether a pro18 fessional employed by a private or public agency, or a 19 volunteer (a citizen advocate), who acts on behalf of a

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resident to secure both the services that the resident requires 21 and the exercise of his full human and legal rights.

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“(3) 'Ambulatory' means able to walk independently,

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“(4) 'Chief executive officer' means the individual ap

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1 pointed by the governing body of a facility to act in its 2 behalf in the overall management of the facility. Job 3 titles may include, but are not limited to, superintendent, 4 director, and administrator.

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“(5) Developmental disabilities' means disabilities that

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originate in childhood, are expected to continue indefinitely, 7 constitute a substantial handicap to the affected individual, 8 and are attributable to mental retardation, cerebral palsy,

epilepsy, or other neurological condition closely related to, or requiring treatment similar to that required by, mental

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11 retardation.

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“(6) "Direct-care staff' means individuals who conduct the resident-living program; resident-living staff.

“(7) 'Facility' means a residential facility for the men

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15 tally retarded.

16 “(8) 'Generic services' means services offered or avail17 able to the general public, as distinguished from specialized 18 services intended only for the mentally retarded. 19 “(9) "Governing board' means a group of individuals

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21 of a governing body. A governing board may be called

22 a board of trustees, board of directors, or board of governors.

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“(10) Governing body' means the policy-making au24 thority, whether an individnal or a gronp, that exercises

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1 general direction over the affairs of a facility and estab

2 lishes policies concerning its operation and the welfare of

3 the individuals it serves.

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“(11) 'Guardian' means an individual who has legal

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or estate, or of both the person and the property, of a resi7 dent. A natural guardian is a parent lawfully in control of 8 the person of his minor child; natural guardianship terini

nates when the child attains his majority. A legal guardian 10 is one appointed by a court. A guardian of the person is one

appointed to see that the resident has proper care and pro12 tective supervision in keeping with his needs. A guardian 13 of the property is one appointed to see that the financial

affairs of the resident are handled in his best interests. A

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guardian ad litem is one appointed to represent a resident in a particular legal proceeding, without control over either the resident's person or his estate. A public guardian is a public official empowered to accept court appointment as a legal guardian. A testamentary guardian is one designated by the last will and testament of a natural guardian.

“(12) 'Legal incompetence' means the legal deterini

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nation that a resident is unable to exercise his full civil and

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legal rights, and that a guardian is required.

"(13) 'Living unit' means a resident-living unit that

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includes sleeping, dining, and activity areas.

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