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 390.1060 PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES


 

Section 390.1060 Physical and Occupational Therapy Services

 

a)         The facility shall provide physical therapy and occupational therapy directly or by arrangements with an outside resource for those residents who need such services. The treatment training programs should be 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. (B)

 

b)         Each resident shall be evaluated within 30 days of admission regarding the need for such services and the results of such evaluation shall be entered in the medical record.

 

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)         Physical and occupational therapy services shall be provided as needed by the residents through personal contact of the therapists directly with the residents and indirectly with persons involved with the residents' treatment programs. (B)

 

e)         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.

 

f)         Physical therapists and occupational therapists shall participate, when appropriate, in the continuing interdisciplinary evaluation of individual residents for the purpose of initiation, monitoring, and follow-up of habilitation programs.

 

(Source: Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 6301, effective April 17, 1989)