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 300.1430 WORK PROGRAMS
Section 300.1430 Work Programs
a) Work programs for individual residents in facilities shall be allowed only if they are oriented toward resident adjustment and therapeutic benefits and if they are approved in writing by the Department. Such programs should be a rarity in skilled nursing facilities.
b) Permission for each such program shall be secured from the Department. Each program shall be presented in writing indicating such things as objectives, possible work assignment, duties, policies governing the program, agency involvement (where appropriate), and supervision.
c) Residents involved in such programs shall meet all requirements of the Department for persons functioning in these positions.
d) Residents shall not be used to replace employed staff. (B)
e) Appropriate records shall be maintained for each resident functioning in these programs. These shall show appropriateness of the program for the individual, resident's response to the program and any other pertinent observations and shall become a part of the resident's record. (See Section 300.1810(c).)
f) All such programs shall be in full compliance with all applicable regulations of both the State and Federal Departments of Labor. Any program found by the Department not to be in compliance with State and Federal Departments of Labor regulations shall be terminated immediately.
(Source: Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 4684, effective March 24, 1989)