TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 400 CENTRAL COMPLAINT REGISTRY
SECTION 400.100 DEFINITIONS
Section 400.100 Definitions
"Abuse" means any physical injury, sexual abuse or mental injury inflicted on a resident other than by accidental means. (Section 3(d) of the Act)
"Act" means The Abused and Neglected Long Term Care Facility Residents Reporting Act (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1989, ch. 111½, pars. 4161 et seq.).
"Complaint" means any report describing a problem with the care and treatment of a resident or with the general quality of care in a long-term care facility licensed by the Department that violates the requirements of 77 Ill. Adm. Code 300, 330, 350, 370, or 390. A complaint may be submitted by means of a telephone call, letter, or office visit.
"Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Health.
"Immediate" or "Immediately" means within twenty-four hours.
"Long Term Care Facility" means the same meaning as in the Nursing Home Care Act (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1989, ch. 111½, pars. 4151-101 et seq.) except that the term shall include any mental health facility or developmental disability facility as defined in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1989, ch. 91½, pars. 1-100 et seq.). (Section 3(c) of the Act)
"Neglect" means a failure in a long term care facility to provide adequate medical or personal care or maintenance, which failure results in physical or mental injury to a resident or in the deterioration of a resident's physical or mental condition. (Section 3(e) of the Act)
"Resident" means a person residing in and receiving personal care from a long term care facility, or residing in a mental health facility or developmental disability facility as defined in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. (Section 3(b) of the Act)