(1) The center shall have a written policies and procedures manual that must:

(a) be available to and followed by all personnel;

(b) be available to clients upon request;

(c) include the following:

(i) a description of all services provided to clients;

(ii) policies and procedures ensuring the confidentiality of client records and safeguarding against loss, destruction, or unauthorized use of those records;

(iii) infection control policies and procedures meeting the requirements of ARM 37.106.2609; and

(iv) a disaster and fire plan meeting the requirements of ARM 37.106.2608.

(2) If an adult day care center is operated on the premises of another licensed health care facility, the center's manual may refer to the policies and procedures of the other licensed health care facility, as appropriate. The center manual must also include policies and procedures which are applicable to the center itself and which reflect how services between the two facilities are integrated.

History: Sec. 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-5-103, MCA; NEW, 1994 MAR p. 1838, Eff. 7/8/94; TRANS, from DHES, 2002 MAR p. 185.