(210 ILCS 35/1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4181)
    Sec. 1. Purpose. The purpose of this Act is to authorize the Department of Public Health to license Community Living Facilities using standards appropriate to this type of residential setting. The Community Living Facility is a transitional residential setting which provides guidance, supervision, training and other assistance to persons with a mild or moderate developmental disability with the goal of eventually moving these persons into more independent living arrangements. The Act authorizes the Department of Public Health to establish minimum standards, rules and regulations consistent with the philosophy and purpose of Community Living Facilities while insuring the protection of residents' rights and general welfare.
(Source: P.A. 88-380.)