TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1300 NURSE PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1300.650 SITE VISITS


 

Section 1300.650  Site Visits

 

a)         During the pilot program, representatives of the Division or IDPH may conduct announced or unannounced site visits of participating skilled nursing facilities so that the Division or IDPH may assess whether the qualified facility is complying with the terms of the pilot program, including but not limited to the following:

 

1)         Evaluating whether licensed medication aides are able to administer medications safely to residents;

 

2)         Determining whether continued participation in the pilot program poses an imminent danger, risk of serious harm or jeopardy to a resident;

 

3)         Investigating medication errors or other acts or omissions required to be reported to the Division.

 

b)         In conducting site visits of participating skilled nursing facilities, representatives of the Division or IDPH may observe the administration of medications by licensed medication aides and shall have access to qualified facility records as provided in the pilot program application.

 

c)         A qualified facility shall make records available to representatives of the Division or IDPH during site visits and shall provide to the Division or IDPH copies of records within 10 business days after the date requested.

 

(Source:  Added at 39 Ill. Reg. 15764, effective November 24, 2015)