TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 295 ASSISTED LIVING AND SHARED HOUSING ESTABLISHMENT CODE
SECTION 295.2050 INCIDENT AND ACCIDENT REPORTING


 

Section 295.2050  Incident and Accident Reporting

 

a)         An establishment shall report to the Department an incident or accident that has a significant negative effect on a resident's health, safety or welfare.  A significant negative effect shall be assumed whenever an unplanned or unscheduled visit to a hospital is necessary as a result of that incident or accident, treatment is provided, and follow-up care is required.

 

b)         The report shall be made by contacting the Department of Public Health Central Complaint Registry or by fax or by other electronic means within 24 hours after the occurrence of the incident or accident.

 

c)         A copy of the report shall be maintained by the establishment for one year after the date of the incident or accident.

 

(Source:  Amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 14593, effective October 21, 2004)