TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 390 LONG-TERM CARE FOR UNDER AGE 22 FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 390.700 INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS


 

Section 390.700  Incidents and Accidents

 

a)         The facility shall maintain a file of all written reports of each incident and accident affecting a resident that is not the expected outcome of a resident's condition or disease process.  A descriptive summary of each incident or accident affecting a resident shall also be recorded in the progress notes or nurse's notes of that resident.

 

b)         The facility shall notify the Department of any serious incident or accident. For purposes of this Section, "serious" means any incident or accident that causes physical harm or injury to a resident.

 

c)         The facility shall, by fax or phone, notify the Regional Office within 24 hours after each reportable incident or accident.  If the facility is unable to contact the Regional Office, it shall notify the Department's toll-free complaint registry hotline.  The facility shall send a narrative summary of each reportable accident or incident to the Department within seven days after the occurrence.

                                                             

(Source:  Amended at 33 Ill. Reg. 9406, effective June 17, 2009)