X hits on this document

Word document

I.EXECUTIVE ORDERS - page 217 / 359

1803 views

0 shares

0 downloads

0 comments

217 / 359

H.The RN shall monitor and supervise any staff licensed practical nurse (LPN) providing care and services to participants.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 36:254 and 40:2120.41-46.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Health Services Financing, LR 34:2186 (October 2008).

§4253.Nutrition Services

A.There shall be a hot, well-balanced noon meal served daily which provides one-third of the recommended dietary allowances (RDA) as established by the National Research Council and American Dietetic Association. Accommodations shall be made for participants with special diets.

1.There shall be a mid-morning snack served daily in centers where breakfast is not served.
2.There shall be a mid-afternoon snack served daily.

B.Menus shall be varied and planned and approved well in advance by a registered dietitian. Any substitutions shall be of comparable nutritional value and documented.

C.All food and drinks shall be of safe quality.

D.Drinking water shall be readily available and offered to participants.

E.Food preparation areas and utensils cleaning procedures shall comply with the State Sanitary Code.

F.A registered dietitian shall:

1.review all orders for special diets;
2.prepare menus as needed; and
3.provide in-service training to staff and, as appropriate, participants.

G.Documentation of these reviews and recommendations shall be available in the participant case record.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 36:254 and 40:2120.41-46.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Health Services Financing, LR 34:2187 (October 2008).

§4255.Social Work Services

A.All social work services shall be provided in accordance with acceptable professional social work practice standards.

B.A social service designee or social worker shall serve on the ID team and shall monitor the overall social needs of the participant.

C.Social services, as a part of an interdisciplinary spectrum of services, shall be provided to the participants to:

1.maximize the social functioning of each participant;
2.enhance the coping capacity of the participant and, as appropriate, his family;
3.assert and safeguarding the human and civil rights of participants; and
4.foster the human dignity and personal worth of each participant.

D.While the participant is receiving ADHC services, the social service designee or social worker shall, as appropriate, serve as a liaison between the participant and the center, their family and the community.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 36:254 and 40:2120.41-46.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Health Services Financing, LR 34:2187 (October 2008).

Subchapter F.Human Resources

§4259.Personnel Policies

A.An ADHC center shall have personnel policies that include:

1.a written plan for recruitment, screening, orientation, in-service training, staff development, supervision and performance evaluation of all staff members;
2.written job descriptions for each staff position, including volunteers;
3.a health assessment which includes, at a minimum, evidence that the employee is free of active tuberculosis and that staff are retested on a time schedule as mandated by the Office of Public Health;
4.a written employee grievance procedure;
5.abuse reporting procedures that require all employees to report any incidents of abuse or mistreatment in accordance with state law, whether the abuse or mistreatment is committed by another staff member, a family member or any other person; and
6.prevention of discrimination.

B.A center shall not discriminate in recruiting or hiring on the basis of sex, race, creed, national origin or religion.

C.A center's screening procedures shall address the prospective employee's qualifications, ability, related experience, health, character, emotional stability and social skills as related to the appropriate job description.

1.A center shall obtain written references from three persons (or prepare documentation based on telephone contacts with three persons) prior to making an offer of employment. The names of the references and a signed release must be obtained from the potential employee.

D.Annual performance evaluations shall be completed for all staff members.

1.For any person who interacts with participants, the performance evaluation procedures shall address the quality and nature of a staff member's relationships with participants.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 36:254 and 40:2120.41-46.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Health Services Financing, LR 34:2187 (October 2008).

§4261.Orientation and Training

A.A center's orientation program shall provide training for new employees to acquaint them with the philosophy, organization, program, practices and goals of the center. The orientation shall also include instruction in safety and emergency procedures as well as the specific responsibilities of the employee's job.

B.A center shall document that all employees receive training on an annual basis in:

1.the principles and practices of participant care;
2.the center's administrative procedures and programmatic goals;
3.emergency and safety procedures;
4.protecting the participant's rights;
5.procedures and legal requirements concerning the reporting of abuse and neglect;
6.acceptable behavior management techniques,
7.crisis management; and
8.use of restraints (manual method, mechanical or physical devices).

Louisiana Register   Vol. 34, No. 10   October 20, 2008

Document info
Document views1803
Page views1806
Page last viewedSun Dec 11 10:55:20 UTC 2016
Pages359
Paragraphs18243
Words293762

Comments