37.40.412 RESIDENT ACTIVITIES PROGRAM
(1) The facility must provide for an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well being of each resident.
(2) The activities program must be directed by a qualified professional who:
(a) is a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is licensed or registered and is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body on or after October 1, 1990;
(b) has two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting;
(c) is a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or
(d) has completed a training course approved by the state.
(3) The facility must provide medically-related social services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well being of each resident.
History: Sec. 53-6-113, MCA; IMP, Sec. 53-6-101 and 53-6-113, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1479, Eff. 7/2/04.