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Session 122 - (2017-2018)Printer Friendly
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H 3120 General Bill, By Gilliard
Summary: Residential care facilities
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-266 SO AS TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM STAFF-RESIDENT RATIO REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR MANDATORY TRAINING OF STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-355 SO AS TO REQUIRE COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES TO PERFORM A WRITTEN ASSESSMENT ON A RESIDENT AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION, TO DEVELOP AN INDIVIDUAL CARE PLAN FOR A RESIDENT, TO REGULARLY REVIEW THE INDIVIDUAL CARE PLAN AND MAKE REVISIONS BASED ON CHANGES IN THE RESIDENT'S PHYSICAL OR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, AND TO ENROLL CERTAIN RESIDENTS IN THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION SAFE RETURN PROGRAM; BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-356 SO AS TO REQUIRE COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT THAT ENSURES THE SAFETY OF RESIDENTS WITH A HISTORY OF UNSAFE WANDERING OR ELOPEMENT AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN REPORTING; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-350, RELATING TO COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-370, RELATING IN PART TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL'S RESIDENTIAL CARE COMMITTEE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP.
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12/15/16House Prefiled
12/15/16House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
01/10/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 79)
01/10/17House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 79)



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