S302 - Update ACH Svc & Care Plan/Bd of Nursing. (SL 2019-180)
Session Year 2019
Overview: S.L. 2019-180 alters the requirements of the initial resident assessment conducted by adult care homes and allows the use of the Medicaid personal care services (PCS) assessment to satisfy the required resident assessment of physical functioning for activities of daily living (ADLs); amends the assisted living administrator qualifications; and amends the Nursing Practice Act by making a number of changes, many of which are technical and conforming or make the licensing process more efficient.
The changes to the Nursing Practice Act became effective October 1, 2019, and apply to licenses granted or renewed on or after that date and actions taken by the Board of Nursing on or after that date, the remainder of the act became effective July 26, 2019.