(1) A policy and procedure manual for the organization and operation of the assisted living facility shall be developed, implemented, kept current and reviewed 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.

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, 2003 MAR p. 17, Eff. 12/27/02; AMD, 2004 MAR p. 1146, Eff. 5/7/04.