(1) A planned, diversified program of resident activities shall be offered daily for residents, including individual or group activities, on or off site, to meet the individual needs and well being of residents. Resident activities should promote and encourage self care and continuity of normal activities.

(2) The activities program shall be developed based on the activity needs and interest of residents as identified through the service plan.

(3) The facility shall provide directly, or by arrangement, local transportation for each resident to and from health care services provided outside the facility and to activities of social, religious or community events in which the resident chooses to participate according to facility policy.

(4) The activities program shall develop and post a monthly group activities calendar, which lists social, recreational, and other events available to residents. The facility shall maintain a record of past monthly activities, kept on file on the premises for at least three months.

History: Sec. 50-5-103, 50-5-226 and 50-5-227, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-5-225, 50-5-226 and 50-5-227, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 3638, Eff. 12/27/02.