TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 300 SKILLED NURSING AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 300.300 ALCOHOLISM TREATMENT PROGRAMS IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES


 

Section 300.300 Alcoholism Treatment Programs In Long-Term Care Facilities

 

a) A long-term care facility that desires to provide an alcoholism treatment program must first receive written approval from the Department. Such approval will be granted only if it can be shown that such program will not interfere in any way with the residents in the other parts of the facility.

 

b) Any alcoholism treatment program in a long-term care facility must meet the program standards of the rules for Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment, Intervention and Research Programs (77 Ill. Adm. Code 2058), as promulgated by the Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse under the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependency Act (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1987, ch. 111, par. 6351-1 et seq.).

 

c) The alcoholism treatment program must be in a completely separate distinct part of the long-term care facility, and must include all beds in that distinct part. It must be completely separated from the rest of the facility, and have separate entrances.

 

d) Beds designated for alcoholism treatment cannot be used for long-term care residents, nor can beds designated for long-term care residents be used for residents undergoing treatment for alcoholism.

 

e) The alcoholism treatment program staff will not be utilized in performing services in the long-term care area of the facility, nor will long-term care program staff be utilized to provide any services in the alcoholism treatment designated area.

 

f) There may be joint use of laundry, food service, housekeeping and administrative services, provided written approval is obtained from the Department. Such approval will be granted only if it can be shown that such joint usage will not interfere in any way with the residents in other parts of the facility.

 

(Source: Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 4684, effective March 24, 1989)