Section .4000 - Criteria And Standards For Hospice Inpatient Facilities And Hospice Residential Care Facilities

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 14 - director, division of health service regulation/subchapter c/10a ncac 14c .4001.html
Published: 2015

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section .4000 - CRITERIA AND STANDARDS FOR HOSPICE INPATIENT

FACILITIES AND HOSPICE RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES

 

10A NCAC 14C .4001       DEFINITIONS

The following definitions shall apply to all rules in this

Section:

(1)           "Bereavement counseling" means counseling

provided to a hospice patient's family or significant others to assist them in

dealing with issues of grief and loss.

(2)           "Caregiver" means the person whom the

patient designates to provide the patient with emotional support, physical care,

or both.

(3)           "Care plan" means a plan as defined in

10A NCAC 13K .0102 of the Hospice Licensing Rules.

(4)           "Home-like" means furnishings of a

hospice inpatient facility or a hospice residential care facility as defined in

10A NCAC 13K .1110 or .1204 of the Hospice Licensing Rules.

(5)           "Hospice" means any coordinated program

of home care as defined in G.S. 131E-176(13a).

(6)           "Hospice inpatient facility" means a

facility as defined in G.S. 131E-176(13b).

(7)           "Hospice residential care facility" means

a facility as defined in G.S. 131E-176(13c).

(8)           "Hospice service area" means for

residential care facilities, the county in which the hospice residential care

facility will be located and the contiguous counties for which the hospice

residential care facility will provide services.

(9)           "Hospice services" means services as

defined in G.S. 131E-201(5b).

(10)         "Hospice staff" means personnel as defined

in 10A NCAC 13K .0102 of the Hospice Licensing Rules.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-177(1);

Temporary Adoption Eff. February 1, 2006;

Eff. November 1, 2006.