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HEALTH FACILITIES AND REGULATION210 ILCS 45/Art. III Pt. 2
(210 ILCS 45/) Nursing Home Care Act.
(210 ILCS 45/Art. III Pt. 2 heading)
210 ILCS 45/3-201
(210 ILCS 45/3-201)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-201)
The Department shall not prescribe the course of medical treatment
provided to an individual resident by the resident's physician in a facility.
(Source: P.A. 81-223.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202
(210 ILCS 45/3-202)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-202)
The Department shall prescribe minimum standards for facilities. These standards shall regulate:
(1) Location and construction of the facility,
including plumbing, heating, lighting, ventilation, and other physical conditions which shall ensure the health, safety, and comfort of residents and their protection from fire hazard;
(2) Number and qualifications of all personnel,
including management and nursing personnel, having responsibility for any part of the care given to residents; specifically, the Department shall establish staffing ratios for facilities which shall specify the number of staff hours per resident of care that are needed for professional nursing care for various types of facilities or areas within facilities;
(3) All sanitary conditions within the facility and
its surroundings, including water supply, sewage disposal, food handling, and general hygiene, which shall ensure the health and comfort of residents;
(4) Diet related to the needs of each resident based
on good nutritional practice and on recommendations which may be made by the physicians attending the resident;
(5) Equipment essential to the health and welfare of
(6) A program of habilitation and rehabilitation for
those residents who would benefit from such programs;
(7) A program for adequate maintenance of physical
(8) Adequate accommodations, staff and services for
the number and types of residents for whom the facility is licensed to care, including standards for temperature and relative humidity within comfort zones determined by the Department based upon a combination of air temperature, relative humidity and air movement. Such standards shall also require facility plans that provide for health and comfort of residents at medical risk as determined by the attending physician whenever the temperature and relative humidity are outside such comfort zones established by the Department. The standards must include a requirement that areas of a nursing home used by residents of the nursing home be air conditioned and heated by means of operable air-conditioning and heating equipment. The areas subject to this air-conditioning and heating requirement include, without limitation, bedrooms or common areas such as sitting rooms, activity rooms, living rooms, community rooms, and dining rooms. No later than July 1, 2008, the Department shall submit a report to the General Assembly concerning the impact of the changes made by this amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly;
(9) Development of evacuation and other appropriate
safety plans for use during weather, health, fire, physical plant, environmental and national defense emergencies; and
(10) Maintenance of minimum financial or other
resources necessary to meet the standards established under this Section, and to operate and conduct the facility in accordance with this Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-31, eff. 8-9-07.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202.05
(210 ILCS 45/3-202.05)
Staffing ratios effective July 1, 2010 and thereafter.
(a) For the purpose of computing staff to resident ratios, direct care staff shall include:
(1) registered nurses;
(2) licensed practical nurses;
(3) certified nurse assistants;
(4) psychiatric services rehabilitation aides;
(5) rehabilitation and therapy aides;
(6) psychiatric services rehabilitation coordinators;
(7) assistant directors of nursing;
(8) 50% of the Director of Nurses' time; and
(9) 30% of the Social Services Directors' time.
The Department shall, by rule, allow certain facilities subject to 77 Ill. Admin. Code 300.4000 and following (Subpart S) to utilize specialized clinical staff, as defined in rules, to count towards the staffing ratios.
Within 120 days of the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, the Department shall promulgate rules specific to the staffing requirements for facilities federally defined as Institutions for Mental Disease. These rules shall recognize the unique nature of individuals with chronic mental health conditions, shall include minimum requirements for specialized clinical staff, including clinical social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and direct care staff set forth in paragraphs (4) through (6) and any other specialized staff which may be utilized and deemed necessary to count toward staffing ratios.
Within 120 days of the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, the Department shall promulgate rules specific to the staffing requirements for facilities licensed under the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act. These rules shall recognize the unique nature of individuals with chronic mental health conditions, shall include minimum requirements for specialized clinical staff, including clinical social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and direct care staff set forth in paragraphs (4) through (6) and any other specialized staff which may be utilized and deemed necessary to count toward staffing ratios.
(b) Beginning January 1, 2011, and thereafter, light intermediate care shall be staffed at the same staffing ratio as intermediate care.
(c) Facilities shall notify the Department within 60 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, in a form and manner prescribed by the Department, of the staffing ratios in effect on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly for both intermediate and skilled care and the number of residents receiving each level of care.
(d)(1) Effective July 1, 2010, for each resident needing skilled care, a minimum staffing ratio of 2.5 hours of nursing and personal care each day must be provided; for each resident needing intermediate care, 1.7 hours of nursing and personal care each day must be provided.
(2) Effective January 1, 2011, the minimum staffing ratios shall be increased to 2.7 hours of nursing and personal care each day for a resident needing skilled care and 1.9 hours of nursing and personal care each day for a resident needing intermediate care.
(3) Effective January 1, 2012, the minimum staffing ratios shall be increased to 3.0 hours of nursing and personal care each day for a resident needing skilled care and 2.1 hours of nursing and personal care each day for a resident needing intermediate care.
(4) Effective January 1, 2013, the minimum staffing ratios shall be increased to 3.4 hours of nursing and personal care each day for a resident needing skilled care and 2.3 hours of nursing and personal care each day for a resident needing intermediate care.
(5) Effective January 1, 2014, the minimum staffing ratios shall be increased to 3.8 hours of nursing and personal care each day for a resident needing skilled care and 2.5 hours of nursing and personal care each day for a resident needing intermediate care.
(e) Ninety days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, a minimum of 25% of nursing and personal care time shall be provided by licensed nurses, with at least 10% of nursing and personal care time provided by registered nurses. These minimum requirements shall remain in effect until an acuity based registered nurse requirement is promulgated by rule concurrent with the adoption of the Resource Utilization Group classification-based payment methodology, as provided in Section 5-5.2 of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses employed by a facility in excess of these requirements may be used to satisfy the remaining 75% of the nursing and personal care time requirements. Notwithstanding this subsection, no staffing requirement in statute in effect on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly shall be reduced on account of this subsection.
(Source: P.A. 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10; 96-1504, eff. 1-27-11; 97-689, eff. 6-14-12.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202.1
(210 ILCS 45/3-202.1)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-202.1)
The Department shall develop and implement a system of
alerting and educating facilities and their personnel as to the existence
or possibility of weather or other hazardous circumstances which may
endanger resident health or safety and designating any precautions to
prevent or minimize such danger. The Department may assist any facility
experiencing difficulty in dealing with such emergencies. The Department
may provide for announcement to the public of the dangers posed to facility
residents by such existing or potential weather or hazardous circumstances.
(Source: P.A. 83-1530.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202.2
(210 ILCS 45/3-202.2)
Rules; residents with mental illness.
No later than January 1, 2001, the Department of Public Health shall file with
the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules, pursuant to the Illinois
Administrative Procedure Act, a proposed rule, or a proposed amendment to
an existing rule, regarding the provision of services, including
assessment, care planning, discharge planning, and treatment, by nursing
facilities to residents who have a serious mental illness.
(Source: P.A. 91-799, eff. 6-13-00.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202.2a
(210 ILCS 45/3-202.2a)
Comprehensive resident care plan.
A facility, with the participation of the resident and the resident's guardian or representative, as applicable, must develop and implement a comprehensive care plan for each resident that includes measurable objectives and timetables to meet the resident's medical, nursing, and mental and psychosocial needs that are identified in the resident's comprehensive assessment, which allow the resident to attain or maintain the highest practicable level of independent functioning, and provide for discharge planning to the least restrictive setting based on the resident's care needs. The assessment shall be developed with the active participation of the resident and the resident's guardian or representative, as applicable.
(Source: P.A. 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202.2b
(210 ILCS 45/3-202.2b)
Certification of psychiatric rehabilitation program.
(a) No later than January 1, 2011, the Department shall file with the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules, pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, proposed rules or proposed amendments to existing rules to establish a special certification program for compliance with 77 Ill. Admin. Code 300.4000 and following (Subpart S), which provides for psychiatric rehabilitation services that are required to be offered by a long term care facility licensed under this Act that serves residents with serious mental illness. Compliance with standards promulgated pursuant to this Section must be demonstrated before a long term care facility licensed under this Act is eligible to become certified under this Section and annually thereafter.
(b) No long term care facility shall establish, operate, maintain, or offer psychiatric rehabilitation services, or admit, retain, or seek referrals of a resident with a serious mental illness diagnosis, unless and until a valid certification, which remains unsuspended, unrevoked, and unexpired, has been issued.
(c) A facility that currently serves a resident with serious mental illness may continue to admit such residents until the Department performs a certification review and determines that the facility does not meet the requirements for certification. The Department, at its discretion, may provide an additional 90-day period for the facility to meet the requirements for certification if it finds that the facility has made a good faith effort to comply with all certification requirements and will achieve total compliance with the requirements before the end of the 90-day period. The facility shall be prohibited from admitting residents with serious mental illness until the Department certifies the facility to be in compliance with the requirements of this Section.
(d) A facility currently serving residents with serious mental illness that elects to terminate provision of services to this population must immediately notify the Department of its intent, cease to admit new residents with serious mental illness, and give notice to all existing residents with serious mental illness of their impending discharge. These residents shall be accorded all rights and assistance provided to a resident being involuntarily discharged and those provided under Section 2-201.5. The facility shall continue to adhere to all requirements of 77 Ill. Admin. Code 300.4000 until all residents with serious mental illness have been discharged.
(e) A long term care facility found to be out of compliance with the certification requirements under this Section may be subject to denial, revocation, or suspension of the psychiatric rehabilitation services certification or the imposition of sanctions and penalties, including the immediate suspension of new admissions. Hearings shall be conducted pursuant to Article III, Part 7 of this Act.
(f) The Department shall indicate, on its list of licensed long term care facilities, which facilities are certified under this Section and shall distribute this list to the appropriate State agencies charged with administering and implementing the State's program of pre-admission screening and resident review, hospital discharge planners, Area Agencies on Aging, Case Coordination Units, and others upon request.
(g) No public official, agent, or employee of the State, or any subcontractor of the State, may refer or arrange for the placement of a person with serious mental illness in a long term care facility that is not certified under this Section. No public official, agent, or employee of the State, or any subcontractor of the State, may place the name of a long term care facility on a list of facilities serving the seriously mentally ill for distribution to the general public or to professionals arranging for placements or making referrals unless the facility is certified under this Section.
(h) Certification requirements. The Department shall establish requirements for certification that augment current quality of care standards for long term care facilities serving residents with serious mental illness, which shall include admission, discharge planning, psychiatric rehabilitation services, development of age-group appropriate treatment plan goals and services, behavior management services, coordination with community mental health services, staff qualifications and training, clinical consultation, resident access to the outside community, and appropriate environment and space for resident programs, recreation, privacy, and any other issue deemed appropriate by the Department. The augmented standards shall at a minimum include, but need not be limited to, the following:
(1) Staff sufficient in number and qualifications
necessary to meet the scheduled and unscheduled needs of the residents on a 24-hour basis. The Department shall establish by rule the minimum number of psychiatric services rehabilitation coordinators in relation to the number of residents with serious mental illness residing in the facility.
(2) The number and qualifications of consultants
required to be contracted with to provide continuing education and training, and to assist with program development.
(3) Training for all new employees specific to the
care needs of residents with a serious mental illness diagnosis during their orientation period and annually thereafter. Training shall be independent of the Department and overseen by an agency designated by the Governor to determine the content of all facility employee training and to provide training for all trainers of facility employees. Training of employees shall at minimum include, but need not be limited to, (i) the impact of a serious mental illness diagnosis, (ii) the recovery paradigm and the role of psychiatric rehabilitation, (iii) preventive strategies for managing aggression and crisis prevention, (iv) basic psychiatric rehabilitation techniques and service delivery, (v) resident rights, (vi) abuse prevention, (vii) appropriate interaction between staff and residents, and (viii) any other topic deemed by the Department to be important to ensuring quality of care.
(4) Quality assessment and improvement requirements,
in addition to those contained in this Act on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, specific to a facility's residential psychiatric rehabilitation services, which shall be made available to the Department upon request. A facility shall be required at a minimum to develop and maintain policies and procedures that include, but need not be limited to, evaluation of the appropriateness of resident admissions based on the facility's capacity to meet specific needs, resident assessments, development and implementation of care plans, and discharge planning.
(5) Room selection and appropriateness of roommate
(6) Comprehensive quarterly review of all treatment
plans for residents with serious mental illness by the resident's interdisciplinary team, which takes into account, at a minimum, the resident's progress, prior assessments, and treatment plan.
(7) Substance abuse screening and management and
documented referral relationships with certified substance abuse treatment providers.
(8) Administration of psychotropic medications to a
resident with serious mental illness who is incapable of giving informed consent, in compliance with the applicable provisions of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.
(i) The Department shall establish a certification fee schedule by rule, in consultation with advocates, nursing homes, and representatives of associations representing long term care facilities.
(j) The Director or her or his designee shall seek input from the Long Term Care Facility Advisory Board before filing rules to implement this Section.
Rules proposed no later than January 1, 2011 under this Section shall take effect 180 days after being approved by the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules.
(Source: P.A. 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202.3
(210 ILCS 45/3-202.3)
(Source: P.A. 94-163, eff. 7-11-05. Repealed by P.A. 94-752, eff. 5-10-06.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202.4
(210 ILCS 45/3-202.4)
(Source: P.A. 94-163, eff. 7-11-05. Repealed by P.A. 94-752, eff. 5-10-06.)
210 ILCS 45/3-202.5
(210 ILCS 45/3-202.5)
Facility plan review; fees.
(a) Before commencing construction of a new facility or specified types of
alteration or additions to an existing long term care facility involving
major construction, as defined by rule by the Department, with an
estimated cost greater than $100,000, architectural
drawings and specifications for the facility shall be submitted to the
Department for review and approval.
A facility may submit architectural drawings and specifications for other
construction projects for Department review according to subsection (b) that
shall not be subject to fees under subsection (d).
Review of drawings and specifications shall be conducted by an employee of the
Department meeting the qualifications established by the Department of Central
Management Services class specifications for such an individual's position or
by a person contracting with the Department who meets those class
specifications. Final approval of the drawings and specifications for
compliance with design and construction standards shall be obtained from the
Department before the alteration, addition, or new construction is begun.
(b) The Department shall inform an applicant in writing within 10 working
days after receiving drawings and specifications and the required fee, if any,
from the applicant whether the applicant's submission is complete or
incomplete. Failure to provide the applicant with this notice within 10
working days shall result in the submission being deemed complete for purposes
of initiating the 60-day review period under this Section. If the submission
is incomplete, the Department shall inform the applicant of the deficiencies
with the submission in writing. If the submission is complete the required
fee, if any, has been paid,
the Department shall approve or disapprove drawings and specifications
submitted to the Department no later than 60 days following receipt by the
Department. The drawings and specifications shall be of sufficient detail, as
provided by Department rule, to
enable the Department to
render a determination of compliance with design and construction standards
under this Act.
If the Department finds that the drawings are not of sufficient detail for it
to render a determination of compliance, the plans shall be determined to be
incomplete and shall not be considered for purposes of initiating the 60 day
If a submission of drawings and specifications is incomplete, the applicant
may submit additional information. The 60-day review period shall not commence
until the Department determines that a submission of drawings and
specifications is complete or the submission is deemed complete.
If the Department has not approved or disapproved the
drawings and specifications within 60 days, the construction, major alteration,
or addition shall be deemed approved. If the drawings and specifications are
disapproved, the Department shall state in writing, with specificity, the
reasons for the disapproval. The entity submitting the drawings and
specifications may submit additional information in response to the written
comments from the Department or request a reconsideration of the disapproval.
A final decision of approval or disapproval shall be made within 45 days of the
receipt of the additional information or reconsideration request. If denied,
the Department shall state the specific reasons for the denial.
(c) The Department shall provide written approval for occupancy pursuant
to subsection (g) and shall not issue a violation to a facility as a result
a licensure or complaint survey based upon the facility's physical structure
(1) the Department reviewed and approved or deemed
approved the drawings and specifications for compliance with design and construction standards;
(2) the construction, major alteration, or addition
(3) the law or rules have not been amended since the
(4) the conditions at the facility indicate that
there is a reasonable degree of safety provided for the residents.
(d) The Department shall charge the following fees in connection with its
reviews conducted before June 30, 2004 under this Section:
(3) If the estimated dollar value of the alteration,
addition, or new construction is $100,000 or more but less than $500,000, the fee shall be the greater of $2,400 or 1.2% of that value.
(4) If the estimated dollar value of the alteration,
addition, or new construction is $500,000 or more but less than $1,000,000, the fee shall be the greater of $6,000 or 0.96% of that value.
(5) If the estimated dollar value of the alteration,
addition, or new construction is $1,000,000 or more but less than $5,000,000, the fee shall be the greater of $9,600 or 0.22% of that value.
(6) If the estimated dollar value of the alteration,
addition, or new construction is $5,000,000 or more, the fee shall be the greater of $11,000 or 0.11% of that value, but shall not exceed $40,000.
The fees provided in this subsection (d) shall not apply to major
construction projects involving facility changes that are required by
Department rule amendments.
The fees provided in this subsection (d) shall also not apply to major
construction projects if 51% or more of the estimated cost of the project is
attributed to capital equipment. For major construction projects where 51% or
more of the estimated cost of the project is attributed to capital equipment,
the Department shall by rule establish a fee that is reasonably related to the
cost of reviewing the project.
The Department shall not commence the facility plan review process under this
the applicable fee has been paid.
(e) All fees received by the Department under this Section shall be
deposited into the Health Facility Plan Review Fund, a special fund created in
the State Treasury.
All fees paid by long-term care facilities under subsection (d) shall be used
only to cover the costs relating to the Department's review of long-term care
facility projects under this Section.
Moneys shall be appropriated from that Fund to the
Department only to pay the costs of conducting reviews under this Section or under Section 3-202.5 of the ID/DD Community Care Act or under Section 3-202.5 of the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act.
None of the moneys in the Health Facility Plan Review Fund shall be used to
reduce the amount of General Revenue Fund moneys appropriated to the Department
for facility plan reviews conducted pursuant to this Section.
(f)(1) The provisions of this amendatory Act of 1997 concerning drawings
and specifications shall apply only to drawings and specifications submitted to
the Department on or after October 1, 1997.
(2) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1997 and
before October 1, 1997, an applicant may submit or resubmit drawings and
specifications to the Department and pay the fees provided in subsection (d).
If an applicant pays the fees provided in subsection (d) under this paragraph
(2), the provisions of subsection (b) shall apply with regard to those drawings
(g) The Department shall conduct an on-site inspection of the completed
project no later than 30 days after notification from the applicant that the
project has been completed and all certifications required by the Department
have been received and accepted by the Department. The Department shall
provide written approval for occupancy to the applicant within 5 working days
of the Department's final inspection, provided the applicant has demonstrated
substantial compliance as defined by Department rule.
Occupancy of new major construction is
prohibited until Department approval is received, unless the Department has
not acted within the time frames provided in this subsection (g), in which case
the construction shall be deemed approved. Occupancy shall be authorized after any required health inspection by the Department has been
(h) The Department shall establish, by rule, a procedure to conduct interim
on-site review of large or complex construction projects.
(i) The Department shall establish, by rule, an expedited process for
emergency repairs or replacement of like equipment.
(j) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to apply to maintenance,
upkeep, or renovation that does not affect the structural integrity of the
building, does not add beds or services over the number for which the
long-term care facility is licensed, and provides a reasonable degree of safety
for the residents.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10; 97-38, eff. 6-28-11; 97-227, eff. 1-1-12; 97-813, eff. 7-13-12.)
210 ILCS 45/3-203
(210 ILCS 45/3-203)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-203)
In licensing any facility for persons suffering from emotional or behavioral disorders, the
Department shall consult with the Department of Human Services in developing
minimum standards for
(Source: P.A. 97-52, eff. 6-28-11.)
210 ILCS 45/3-204
(210 ILCS 45/3-204)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-204)
In addition to the authority to prescribe minimum standards,
the Department may adopt license classifications of facilities according
to the levels of service, and if license classification is adopted the applicable
minimum standards shall define the classification. In adopting classification
of the license of facilities, the Department may give recognition to the
classification of services defined or prescribed by federal statute or federal
rule or regulation. More than one classification of the license may be issued
to the same facility when the prescribed minimum standards and regulations are met.
(Source: P.A. 81-223.)
210 ILCS 45/3-205
(210 ILCS 45/3-205)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-205)
Where licensing responsibilities are performed by a city,
village or incorporated town, the municipality shall use the same classifications
as the Department; and a facility may not be licensed for a different classification
by the Department than by the municipality.
(Source: P.A. 81-223.)
210 ILCS 45/3-206
(210 ILCS 45/3-206)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-206)
The Department shall prescribe a curriculum for training
nursing assistants, habilitation aides, and child care aides.
(a) No person, except a volunteer who receives no compensation from a
facility and is not included for the purpose of meeting any staffing
requirements set forth by the Department, shall act as a nursing assistant,
habilitation aide, or child care aide in a facility, nor shall any person, under any
other title, not licensed, certified, or registered to render medical care
by the Department of Professional Regulation, assist with the
personal, medical, or nursing care of residents in a facility, unless such
person meets the following requirements:
(1) Be at least 16 years of age, of temperate habits
and good moral character, honest, reliable and trustworthy.
(2) Be able to speak and understand the English
language or a language understood by a substantial percentage of the facility's residents.
(3) Provide evidence of employment or occupation, if
any, and residence for 2 years prior to his present employment.
(4) Have completed at least 8 years of grade school
or provide proof of equivalent knowledge.
(5) Begin a current course of training for nursing
assistants, habilitation aides, or child care aides, approved by the Department, within 45 days of initial employment in the capacity of a nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide at any facility. Such courses of training shall be successfully completed within 120 days of initial employment in the capacity of nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide at a facility. Nursing assistants, habilitation aides, and child care aides who are enrolled in approved courses in community colleges or other educational institutions on a term, semester or trimester basis, shall be exempt from the 120 day completion time limit. The Department shall adopt rules for such courses of training. These rules shall include procedures for facilities to carry on an approved course of training within the facility.
The Department may accept comparable training in lieu
of the 120 hour course for student nurses, foreign nurses, military personnel, or employes of the Department of Human Services.
The facility shall develop and implement procedures,
which shall be approved by the Department, for an ongoing review process, which shall take place within the facility, for nursing assistants, habilitation aides, and child care aides.
At the time of each regularly scheduled licensure
survey, or at the time of a complaint investigation, the Department may require any nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide to demonstrate, either through written examination or action, or both, sufficient knowledge in all areas of required training. If such knowledge is inadequate the Department shall require the nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide to complete inservice training and review in the facility until the nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide demonstrates to the Department, either through written examination or action, or both, sufficient knowledge in all areas of required training.
(6) Be familiar with and have general skills related
(a-0.5) An educational entity, other than a secondary school, conducting a
nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide
shall initiate a criminal history record check in accordance with the Health Care Worker Background Check Act prior to entry of an
individual into the training program.
A secondary school may initiate a criminal history record check in accordance with the Health Care Worker Background Check Act at any time during or after a training program.
(a-1) Nursing assistants, habilitation aides, or child care aides seeking to be included on the registry maintained under Section 3-206.01 on or
after January 1, 1996 must authorize the Department of Public Health or its
to request a criminal history record check in accordance with the Health Care Worker Background Check Act and submit all necessary
information. An individual may not newly be included on the registry unless a criminal history record check has been conducted with respect to the individual.
(b) Persons subject to this Section shall perform their duties under the
supervision of a licensed nurse.
(c) It is unlawful for any facility to employ any person in the capacity
of nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide, or under any other title, not
licensed by the State of Illinois to assist in the personal, medical, or
nursing care of residents in such facility unless such person has complied
with this Section.
(d) Proof of compliance by each employee with the requirements set out
in this Section shall be maintained for each such employee by each facility
in the individual personnel folder of the employee. Proof of training shall be obtained only from the health care worker registry.
(e) Each facility shall obtain access to the health care worker registry's web application, maintain the employment and demographic information relating to each employee, and verify by the category and type of employment that
each employee subject to this Section meets all the requirements of this
(f) Any facility that is operated under Section 3-803 shall be
from the requirements of this Section.
(g) Each skilled nursing and intermediate care facility that
persons who are diagnosed as having Alzheimer's disease or related
dementias shall require all nursing assistants, habilitation aides, or child
care aides, who did not receive 12 hours of training in the care and
treatment of such residents during the training required under paragraph
(5) of subsection (a), to obtain 12 hours of in-house training in the care
and treatment of such residents. If the facility does not provide the
training in-house, the training shall be obtained from other facilities,
community colleges or other educational institutions that have a
recognized course for such training. The Department shall, by rule,
establish a recognized course for such training. The Department's rules shall provide that such
training may be conducted in-house at each facility subject to the
requirements of this subsection, in which case such training shall be
monitored by the Department.
The Department's rules shall also provide for circumstances and procedures
whereby any person who has received training that meets
requirements of this subsection shall not be required to undergo additional
training if he or she is transferred to or obtains employment at a
different facility or a facility other than a long-term care facility but remains continuously employed for pay as a nursing assistant,
habilitation aide, or child care aide. Individuals
who have performed no nursing or nursing-related services
for a period of 24 consecutive months shall be listed as "inactive"
and as such do not meet the requirements of this Section. Licensed sheltered care facilities
exempt from the requirements of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)
210 ILCS 45/3-206.01
(210 ILCS 45/3-206.01)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-206.01)
Health care worker registry.
(a) The Department shall establish and maintain a registry of all
individuals who (i) have satisfactorily completed the training required
by Section 3-206, (ii) have begun a current course of training as set forth in Section 3-206, or (iii) are otherwise acting as a nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide. The registry shall include the individual's name, his or her
current address, Social Security number, and the date and location of
the training course completed by the individual, and whether the individual has any of the disqualifying convictions listed in Section 25 of the Health Care Worker Background Check Act from the date of the
individual's last criminal records check. Any individual placed on the
registry is required to inform the Department of any change of address
within 30 days. A facility shall not employ an individual as a nursing
assistant, habilitation aide, home health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide, or newly hired as an individual who may have access to a resident, a resident's living quarters, or a resident's personal, financial, or medical records,
unless the facility has inquired of the Department's health care worker registry as to information in the
registry concerning the individual. The facility shall not employ an individual as a nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide if that individual is not on the
registry unless the individual is enrolled in a training program under
paragraph (5) of subsection (a) of Section 3-206 of this Act.
If the Department finds that a nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or
child care aide, or an unlicensed individual, has abused or neglected a resident or an individual under his or her care or misappropriated
property of a resident or an individual under his or her care, the Department shall notify the individual of
this finding by certified mail sent to the address contained in the registry. The notice shall give the individual an opportunity to contest the finding in a
hearing before the Department or to submit a written response to the findings
in lieu of requesting a hearing. If, after a hearing or if the individual does
not request a hearing, the Department finds that the individual abused a
resident, neglected a resident, or misappropriated resident property in a
facility, the finding shall be included as part of the registry as well as a clear and accurate summary
from the individual, if he or she chooses to make such a
statement. The Department shall make the following information in the registry available to
the public: an individual's full name; the date an individual successfully completed a nurse aide training or competency evaluation; and whether the Department has made a finding that an individual has been guilty of abuse or neglect of a resident or misappropriation of resident property. In the case of inquiries to the registry concerning an individual
listed in the registry, any information disclosed concerning such a finding
shall also include disclosure of the individual's statement in the registry relating to the
finding or a clear and accurate summary of the statement.
(b) The Department shall add to the health care worker registry records
of findings as reported by the Inspector General or remove from
the health care worker registry records of findings as reported by the
Department of Human Services, under subsection (g-5) of Section 1-17 of the Department of Human Services Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-545, eff. 8-28-07; 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)
210 ILCS 45/3-206.02
(210 ILCS 45/3-206.02)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-206.02)
(a) The Department, after notice to the nursing assistant,
habilitation aide, home health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide, may denote that the
Department has found any of the following:
(1) The nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home
health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide has abused a resident.
(2) The nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home
health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide has neglected a resident.
(3) The nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home
health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide has misappropriated resident property.
(4) The nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home
health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide has been convicted of (i) a felony, (ii) a misdemeanor, an essential element of which is dishonesty, or (iii) any crime that is directly related to the duties of a nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide.
(b) Notice under this Section shall include a clear and concise
statement of the grounds denoting abuse, neglect, or theft and
notice of the opportunity for a hearing to contest the designation.
(c) The Department may denote any
nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide on the
registry who fails (i) to file a return, (ii) to pay the tax, penalty or
interest shown in a filed return, or (iii) to pay any final assessment of
tax, penalty or interest, as required by any tax Act administered by the
Illinois Department of Revenue, until the time the requirements of the tax
Act are satisfied.
(c-1) The Department shall document criminal background check results pursuant
the requirements of the Health Care Worker Background Check Act.
(d) At any time after the designation on
registry pursuant to subsection (a), (b), or (c) of this Section, a nursing
habilitation aide, home health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or child care aide may petition the
removal of a designation of neglect on the registry. The Department
remove the designation of neglect of the nursing assistant,
habilitation aide, home health aide, psychiatric services rehabilitation aide, or
child care aide on the registry unless, after an investigation
hearing, the Department determines that removal of designation is not in the public interest.
(Source: P.A. 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)
210 ILCS 45/3-206.03
(210 ILCS 45/3-206.03)
(a) As used in this Section, "resident attendant" means an individual who
assists residents in a facility with the following activities:
(1) eating and drinking; and
(2) personal hygiene limited to washing a resident's
hands and face, brushing and combing a resident's hair, oral hygiene, shaving residents with an electric razor, and applying makeup.
The term "resident attendant" does not include an individual who:
(1) is a licensed health professional or a registered
(2) volunteers without monetary compensation;
(3) is a nurse assistant; or
(4) performs any nursing or nursing-related services
for residents of a facility.
(b) A facility may employ resident attendants to
assist the nurse aides with the activities authorized under
subsection (a). The resident attendants shall not count
in the minimum staffing requirements under rules implementing this Act.
(c) A facility may not use on a full-time or other paid basis any individual
as a resident attendant
in the facility unless the individual:
(1) has completed a training and competency
evaluation program encompassing the tasks the individual provides; and
(2) is competent to provide feeding, hydration, and
personal hygiene services.
(d) The training and competency evaluation program may be facility-based.
It may include one or more of the following units:
(1) A feeding unit that is a maximum of 5 hours in
(2) A hydration unit that is a maximum of 3 hours in
(3) A personal hygiene unit that is a maximum of 5
These programs must be reviewed and approved
by the Department
every 2 years.
(f) A person seeking employment as a resident attendant is subject to the
Health Care Worker Background Check Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-461, eff. 8-6-99.)
210 ILCS 45/3-206.04
(210 ILCS 45/3-206.04)
Certified Nurse Assistant Career Ladders Program.
The Department shall convene a task force to determine the feasibility and
curriculum for a Certified Nurse Assistant
Career Ladders Program. Any such program shall articulate with licensed
nurse education. The task force shall be
comprised of 2 members from Illinois public community college faculty, one of
whom shall be a registered professional nurse,
2 members from the nursing home community, one of whom shall be a registered
professional nurse, one member who is a
Certified Nurse Assistant Educator, and representatives from the Department.
force shall report its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly on
or before January 1, 2002.
(Source: P.A. 92-190, eff. 8-1-01.)
210 ILCS 45/3-206.05
(210 ILCS 45/3-206.05)
Safe resident handling policy.
(a) In this Section:
"Health care worker" means an individual providing direct resident care services who may be required to lift, transfer, reposition, or move a resident.
"Nurse" means an advanced practice nurse, a registered nurse, or a licensed practical nurse licensed under the Nurse Practice Act.
"Safe lifting equipment and accessories" means mechanical
equipment designed to lift, move, reposition, and transfer
residents, including, but not limited to, fixed and portable
ceiling lifts, sit-to-stand lifts, slide sheets and boards,
slings, and repositioning and turning sheets.
"Safe lifting team" means at least 2 individuals who are
trained and proficient in the use of both safe lifting techniques and safe
lifting equipment and accessories.
"Adjustable equipment" means products and devices that may be adapted for use by individuals with physical and other disabilities in order to optimize accessibility. Adjustable equipment includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) Wheelchairs with adjustable footrest height and
(2) Height-adjustable, drop-arm commode chairs and
height-adjustable shower gurneys or shower benches to enable individuals with mobility disabilities to use a toilet and to shower safely and with increased comfort.
(3) Accessible weight scales that accommodate
(4) Height-adjustable beds that can be lowered to
accommodate individuals with mobility disabilities in getting in and out of bed and that utilize drop-down side railings for stability and positioning support.
(5) Universally designed or adaptable call buttons
and motorized bed position and height controls that can be operated by persons with limited or no reach range, fine motor ability, or vision.
(6) Height-adjustable platform tables for physical
therapy with drop-down side railings for stability and positioning support.
(7) Therapeutic rehabilitation and exercise machines
with foot straps to secure the user's feet to the pedals and with cuffs or splints to augment the user's grip strength on handles.
(b) A facility must adopt and ensure implementation of a policy to identify, assess, and develop strategies to control risk of injury to residents and nurses and other health care workers associated with the lifting, transferring, repositioning, or movement of a resident. The policy shall establish a process that, at a minimum, includes all of the following:
(1) Analysis of the risk of injury to residents and
nurses and other health care workers taking into account the resident handling needs of the resident populations served by the facility and the physical environment in which the resident handling and movement occurs.
(2) Education and training of nurses and other direct
resident care providers in the identification, assessment, and control of risks of injury to residents and nurses and other health care workers during resident handling and on safe lifting policies and techniques and current lifting equipment.
(3) Evaluation of alternative ways to reduce risks
associated with resident handling, including evaluation of equipment and the environment.
(4) Restriction, to the extent feasible with existing
equipment and aids, of manual resident handling or movement of all or most of a resident's weight except for emergency, life-threatening, or otherwise exceptional circumstances.
(5) Procedures for a nurse to refuse to perform or be
involved in resident handling or movement that the nurse in good faith believes will expose a resident or nurse or other health care worker to an unacceptable risk of injury.
(6) Development of strategies to control risk of
injury to residents and nurses and other health care workers associated with the lifting, transferring, repositioning, or movement of a resident.
(7) In developing architectural plans for
construction or remodeling of a facility or unit of a facility in which resident handling and movement occurs, consideration of the feasibility of incorporating resident handling equipment or the physical space and construction design needed to incorporate that equipment.
(8) Fostering and maintaining resident safety,
dignity, self-determination, and choice, including the following policies, strategies, and procedures:
(A) The existence and availability of a trained
(B) A policy of advising residents of a range of
transfer and lift options, including adjustable diagnostic and treatment equipment, mechanical lifts, and provision of a trained safe lifting team.
(C) The right of a competent resident, or the
guardian of a resident adjudicated incompetent, to choose among the range of transfer and lift options consistent with the procedures set forth under subdivision (b)(5) and the policies set forth under this paragraph (8), subject to the provisions of subparagraph (E) of this paragraph (8).
(D) Procedures for documenting, upon admission
and as status changes, a mobility assessment and plan for lifting, transferring, repositioning, or movement of a resident, including the choice of the resident or the resident's guardian among the range of transfer and lift options.
(E) Incorporation of such safe lifting
procedures, techniques, and equipment as are consistent with applicable federal law.
(c) Safe lifting teams must receive specialized, in-depth training that includes, but need not be limited to, the following:
(1) Types and operation of equipment.
(2) Safe manual lifting and moving techniques.
(3) Ergonomic principles in the assessment of risk
both to nurses and other workers and to residents.
(4) The selection, safe use, location, and condition
of appropriate pieces of equipment individualized to each resident's medical and physical conditions and preferences.
(5) Procedures for advising residents of the full
range of transfer and lift options and for documenting individualized lifting plans that include resident choice.
Specialized, in-depth training may rely on federal standards and guidelines such as the United States Department of Labor Guidelines for Nursing Homes, supplemented by federal requirements for barrier removal, independent access, and means of accommodation optimizing independent movement and transfer.
(Source: P.A. 96-389, eff. 1-1-10; 97-866, eff. 1-1-13.)
210 ILCS 45/3-206.1
(210 ILCS 45/3-206.1)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-206.1)
Whenever ownership of a private facility is transferred to
another private owner following a final order for a suspension or
revocation of the facility's license, the Department shall discuss with the
new owner all noted problems associated with the facility and shall
determine what additional training, if any, is needed for the direct care
(Source: P.A. 86-1013.)
210 ILCS 45/3-207
(210 ILCS 45/3-207)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-207)
(a) As a condition of the issuance or renewal of the license of
any facility, the applicant shall file a statement of ownership. The applicant
shall update the information required in the statement of ownership
within 10 days of any change.
(b) The statement of ownership shall include the following:
(1) The name, address, telephone number, occupation or business activity,
business address and business telephone number of the person who is the
owner of the facility and every person who owns the building in which the
facility is located, if other than the owner of the facility, which is the
subject of the application or license; and if the owner is a partnership or
corporation, the name of every partner and stockholder of the owner;
(2) The name and address of any facility, wherever located, any
financial interest in which is owned by the applicant, if the facility were
required to be licensed if it were located in this State;
(3) Other information necessary to determine the identity and
qualifications of an applicant or licensee to operate a facility in
accordance with this Act as required by the Department in regulations.
(c) The information in the statement of ownership shall be public
information and shall be available from the Department.
(Source: P.A. 85-1183.)
210 ILCS 45/3-208
(210 ILCS 45/3-208)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-208)
(a) Each licensee shall file annually, or more often as
the Director shall by rule prescribe, an attested financial statement.
The Director may order an audited financial statement
of a particular facility by an auditor of the Director's choice, provided
the cost of such audit is paid by the Department.
(b) No public funds shall be expended for the maintenance of any
resident in a facility which has failed to file the financial statement
required under this Section and no public funds shall be paid to or on
behalf of a facility which has failed to file a statement.
(c) The Director of Public Health and the Director of Healthcare and Family Services
shall promulgate under Sections 3-801 and 3-802, one set of regulations
for the filing of these financial statements, and shall provide in these
regulations for forms, required information, intervals and dates of
filing and such other provisions as they may deem necessary.
(d) The Director of Public Health and the Director of Healthcare and Family Services
shall seek the advice and comments of other State and federal agencies
which require the submission of financial data from facilities licensed
under this Act and shall incorporate the information requirements of
these agencies so as to impose the least possible burden on licensees.
No other State agency may require submission of financial data except as
expressly authorized by law or as necessary to meet requirements of
federal statutes or regulations. Information obtained under this Section
shall be made available, upon request, by the Department to any other
State agency or legislative commission to which such information is
necessary for investigations or required for the purposes of State or
federal law or regulation.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)
210 ILCS 45/3-209
(210 ILCS 45/3-209)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-209)
Every facility shall conspicuously post for display in an
area of its offices accessible to residents, employees, and visitors the
(1) Its current license;
(2) A description, provided by the Department, of complaint
procedures established under this Act and the name, address, and
telephone number of a person authorized by the Department to receive
(3) A copy of any order pertaining to the facility issued by the
Department or a court; and
(4) A list of the material available for public inspection under
(Source: P.A. 81-1349.)
210 ILCS 45/3-210
(210 ILCS 45/3-210)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-210)
A facility shall retain the following for public inspection:
(1) a complete copy of every inspection report of the
facility received from the Department during the past 5 years;
(2) a copy of every order pertaining to the facility
issued by the Department or a court during the past 5 years;
(3) a description of the services provided by the
facility and the rates charged for those services and items for which a resident may be separately charged;
(4) a copy of the statement of ownership required by
(5) a record of personnel employed or retained by the
facility who are licensed, certified or registered by the Department of Professional Regulation;
(6) a complete copy of the most recent inspection
report of the facility received from the Department; and
(7) a copy of the current Consumer Choice Information
Report required by Section 2-214.
(Source: P.A. 95-823, eff. 1-1-09; 96-328, eff. 8-11-09.)
210 ILCS 45/3-211
(210 ILCS 45/3-211)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-211)
No State or federal funds which are appropriated by the General
Assembly or which pass through the General Revenue Fund or any special fund
in the State Treasury, shall be paid to a facility not having a license
issued under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 81-223.)
210 ILCS 45/3-212
(210 ILCS 45/3-212)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-212)
(a) The Department, whenever it deems necessary in
accordance with subsection (b), shall inspect, survey and evaluate every
facility to determine compliance with applicable licensure requirements and
standards. Submission of a facility's current Consumer Choice Information Report required by Section 2-214 shall be verified at time of inspection. An inspection should occur within 120 days prior
to license renewal. The Department may periodically visit a facility for the
purpose of consultation. An inspection, survey, or evaluation, other than
an inspection of financial records, shall be conducted without prior notice
to the facility. A visit for the sole purpose of consultation may be
The Department shall provide training to surveyors about the appropriate
assessment, care planning, and care of persons with mental illness (other than
Alzheimer's disease or related disorders) to enable its surveyors to
determine whether a facility is complying with State and federal requirements
about the assessment, care planning, and care of those persons.
(a-1) An employee of a State or unit of local government agency
charged with inspecting, surveying, and evaluating facilities who directly
or indirectly gives prior notice of an inspection, survey, or evaluation,
other than an inspection of financial records, to a facility or to an
employee of a facility is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
An inspector or an employee of the Department who intentionally prenotifies
orally or in writing, of a pending complaint investigation or inspection shall
be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
Superiors of persons who have prenotified a facility shall be subject to the
same penalties, if they have knowingly allowed the prenotification. A person
found guilty of prenotifying a facility shall be subject to disciplinary action
by his or her employer.
If the Department has a good faith belief, based upon information that comes
to its attention, that a violation of this subsection has occurred, it must
file a complaint with the Attorney General or the State's Attorney in the
county where the violation
took place within 30 days after discovery of the information.
(a-2) An employee of a State or unit of local government agency charged with
inspecting, surveying, or evaluating facilities who willfully profits from
violating the confidentiality of the inspection, survey, or evaluation
process shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony and that conduct shall be deemed
unprofessional conduct that may subject a person to loss of his or her
professional license. An action to prosecute a person for violating this
subsection (a-2) may be brought by either the Attorney General or the State's
Attorney in the county where the violation took place.
(b) In determining whether to make more than the required number of
unannounced inspections, surveys and evaluations of a facility the
Department shall consider one or more of the following: previous inspection
reports; the facility's history of compliance with standards, rules and
regulations promulgated under this Act and correction of violations,
penalties or other enforcement actions; the number and severity of
complaints received about the facility; any allegations of resident abuse
or neglect; weather conditions; health emergencies; other reasonable belief
that deficiencies exist.
(b-1) The Department shall not be required to determine whether a
facility certified to participate in the Medicare program under Title XVIII of
the Social Security Act, or the Medicaid program under Title XIX of the Social
Security Act, and which the Department determines by inspection under this
Section or under Section 3-702 of this Act to be in compliance with the
certification requirements of Title XVIII or XIX, is in compliance with any
requirement of this Act that is less stringent than or duplicates a federal
certification requirement. In accordance with subsection (a) of this Section
or subsection (d) of Section 3-702, the Department shall determine whether a
certified facility is in
compliance with requirements of this Act that exceed federal certification
requirements. If a certified facility is found to be out of compliance with
federal certification requirements, the results of an inspection conducted
pursuant to Title XVIII or XIX of the Social Security Act may be used as the
basis for enforcement remedies authorized and commenced, with the Department's discretion to evaluate whether penalties are warranted, under this Act.
Enforcement of this Act against a certified facility shall be commenced
pursuant to the requirements of this Act, unless enforcement remedies sought
pursuant to Title XVIII or XIX of the Social Security Act exceed those
authorized by this Act. As used in this subsection, "enforcement remedy"
means a sanction for violating a federal certification requirement or this
(c) Upon completion of each inspection, survey and evaluation, the
appropriate Department personnel who conducted the inspection, survey or
evaluation shall submit a copy of their report to the licensee upon exiting
the facility, and shall submit the actual report to the appropriate
regional office of the Department. Such report and any recommendations for
action by the Department under this Act shall be transmitted to the
appropriate offices of the associate director of the Department, together
with related comments or documentation provided by the licensee which may
refute findings in the report, which explain extenuating circumstances that
the facility could not reasonably have prevented, or which indicate methods
and timetables for correction of deficiencies described in the report.
Without affecting the application of subsection (a) of Section 3-303, any
documentation or comments of the licensee shall be provided within 10
days of receipt of the copy of the report. Such report shall recommend to
the Director appropriate action under this Act with respect to findings
against a facility. The Director shall then determine whether the report's
findings constitute a violation or violations of which the facility must be
given notice. Such determination shall be based upon the severity of the
finding, the danger posed to resident health and safety, the comments and
documentation provided by the facility, the diligence and efforts to
correct deficiencies, correction of the reported deficiencies, the
frequency and duration of similar findings in previous reports and the
facility's general inspection history. Violations shall be determined
under this subsection no later than 90 days after completion of each
inspection, survey and evaluation.
(d) The Department shall maintain all inspection, survey and evaluation
reports for at least 5 years in a manner accessible to and understandable
by the public.
(e) Revisit surveys. The Department shall conduct a revisit to its licensure and certification surveys, consistent with federal regulations and guidelines.
(Source: P.A. 95-823, eff. 1-1-09; 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)
210 ILCS 45/3-213
(210 ILCS 45/3-213)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-213)
The Department shall require periodic reports and shall have
access to and may reproduce or photocopy at its cost any books, records,
and other documents maintained by the facility to the extent necessary to
carry out this Act and the rules promulgated under this Act. The Department
shall not divulge or disclose the contents of a record under this Section
in violation of Section 2-206 or as otherwise prohibited by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 83-1530.)
210 ILCS 45/3-214
(210 ILCS 45/3-214)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-214)
Any holder of a license or applicant for a license shall be
deemed to have given consent to any authorized officer, employee or agent
of the Department to enter and inspect the facility in accordance with this
Article. Refusal to permit such entry or inspection shall constitute grounds
for denial, nonrenewal or revocation of a license as provided in Sections
3-117 or 3-119 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 81-223.)
210 ILCS 45/3-215
(210 ILCS 45/3-215)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-215)
The Department shall make at least one report on each facility
in the State annually, unless the facility has been issued a 2-year
license under subsection (b) of Section 3-110 for which the report shall be
made every 2 years. All conditions and practices not in compliance with
applicable standards within the report period shall be
If a violation is corrected or is subject to an approved plan of correction,
the same shall be specified in the report. The Department shall
send a copy to any person on receiving a written request. The Department
may charge a reasonable fee to cover copying costs.
(Source: P.A. 87-1102.)