(1) A policies and procedures manual for the organization and operation of the assisted living facility shall be developed, implemented, kept current, reviewed every other year and as necessary to assure the continuity of care and day to day operations of the facility. Each review of the manual shall be documented, and the manual shall be available in the facility to staff, residents, residents' legal representatives, and representatives of the department at all times.

(2) The manual must include an organizational chart delineating the lines of authority, responsibility, and accountability for the administration and resident care services of the facility.

(3) New policies, as developed, must be submitted to the department for review.


History: 50-5-103, 50-5-226, 50-5-227, MCA; IMP, 50-5-225, 50-5-226, 50-5-227, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 17, Eff. 12/27/02; AMD, 2004 MAR p. 1146, Eff. 5/7/04; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 1857, Eff. 9/24/22.