231.43  Authority and responsibilities of the commission.

To ensure compliance with the federal Act the commission of elder affairs shall establish the following:

1.  Procedures to protect the confidentiality of a resident's records and files.

2.  A statewide uniform reporting system.

3.  Procedures to enable the long-term care resident's advocate to elicit, receive, and process complaints regarding administrative actions which may adversely affect the health, safety, welfare, or rights of elderly in long-term care facilities.

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1017

  C87, § 249D.43

  C93, § 231.43

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