TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 350 INTERMEDIATE CARE FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 350.1250 PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES
Section 350.1250 Physical and Occupational Therapy Services
a) Physical and occupational therapy services shall be provided as needed by the residents through personal contact of the therapists directly with the residents or indirectly with persons involved with the residents.
b) Physical therapy and occupational therapy by the facility or by arrangements with an outside resource shall provide treatment training programs that are designed to preserve and improve abilities for independent function, such as range of motion, strength, tolerance, coordination, and activities of daily living; and to prevent, insofar as possible, irreducible or progressive disabilities, through means such as the use of orthotic and prosthetic appliances, assistive and adaptive devices, positioning, behavior, adaptation, and sensory stimulation.
c) The therapist shall function closely with the resident's primary physician and with other medical specialists and treatment training progress shall be recorded regularly, evaluated periodically, and used as the basis for continuation or change of the resident's program.
d) Evaluation results, treatment objectives, plans, procedures, and continuing observations of treatment progress shall be recorded accurately, summarized, communicated, and included in the resident's record.
(Source: Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 6040, effective April 17, 1989)