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37.45.102    DEFINITIONS

(1) For the purpose of interpreting these rules, the following definitions apply:

(a) "Veteran" means a person who served in the active military service and who was discharged with an honorable discharge.

(b) "Spouse" means a person who is legally married to a veteran.

(c) "Surviving spouse" means a person who was legally married to a veteran, who is the widow or widower of that veteran and who has not remarried.

(d) "Applicant" means a veteran, a spouse, a surviving spouse, or a married couple, one member of which is a qualified veteran, who is seeking admission to the Montana veterans' home or for whom admission is sought by a court appointed legal guardian.

(e) "Intermediate nursing care" means the provision of nursing care services, health-related services and social services under the supervision of a licensed nurse to patients not requiring 24 hour nursing care.

(f) "Domiciliary care" means the provision of services and care which do not require nursing skills to residents needing some assistance in performing the activities of daily living.

History: Sec. 10-2-403, MCA; IMP, Sec. 10-2-403, MCA; NEW, 1985 MAR p. 374, Eff. 4/26/85; TRANS, from DOC, 1998 MAR p. 1748.

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