231C.5  Coordination of the long- term care system--transitional provisions.

1.  Any person representing a program to the public as an assisted living program prior to July 1, 1996, shall be granted a temporary certification by the department or shall be voluntarily accredited and shall meet the requirements of this chapter within one year of the issuance of the temporary certification or voluntary accreditation to receive subsequent certification or voluntary accreditation.

2.  A hospital licensed pursuant to chapter 135B or a health care facility licensed pursuant to chapter 135C may operate an assisted living program, located in a distinct part of or separate structure under the control of the hospital or health care facility, if certified or voluntarily accredited pursuant to this chapter.

3.  This chapter shall not be construed to require that a facility licensed as a different type of facility also comply with the requirements of this chapter, unless the facility is represented to the public as a certified or voluntarily accredited assisted living program.

Section History: Recent form

  96 Acts, ch 1192, §5

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