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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department For Aging And Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 80. Auxiliary Grants Program

22VAC30-80-30. Basic services in an assisted living facility or an adult foster care home.

A. The rate established under the AG for the ALF setting shall cover the following services:

1. Room and board.

a. A furnished room in accordance with 22VAC40-73-750;

b. Housekeeping services based on the needs of the individual;

c. Meals and snacks provided in accordance with 22VAC40-73-590, including food service, nutrition, number and timing of meals, observance of religious dietary practices, special diets, menus for meals and snacks, and emergency food and water. A minimum of three well-balanced meals shall be provided each day. When a diet is prescribed for an individual by his physician, it shall be prepared and served according to the physician's orders. Basic and bedtime snacks shall be made available for all individuals desiring them and shall be listed on the daily menu. Unless otherwise ordered in writing by the individual's physician, the daily menu, including snacks, for each individual shall meet the guidelines of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food guidance system or the dietary allowances of the Food and Nutritional Board of the National Academy of Sciences, taking into consideration the age, sex, and activity of the resident. Second servings shall be provided, if requested, at no additional charge. At least one meal each day shall include a hot main dish; and

d. Clean bed linens and towels as needed by the individual and at least once a week.

2. Maintenance and care.

a. Minimal assistance as defined in 22VAC40-73-10 with personal hygiene including bathing, dressing, oral hygiene, hair grooming and shampooing, care of clothing, shaving, care of toenails and fingernails or arranging for such assistance if the resident's medical condition precludes facility from providing the service, arranging for haircuts as needed, and care of needs associated with menstruation or occasional bladder or bowel incontinence that occurs less than weekly;

b. Medication administration as required by licensing regulations including insulin injections;

c. Provision of personal toiletries including toilet paper;

d. Minimal assistance with the following:

(1) Care of personal possessions;

(2) Care of the personal needs allowance and personal funds if requested by the individual and provider policy allows this practice, and in compliance with 22VAC40-73-80 and 22VAC40-73-90;

(3) Use of the telephone;

(4) Arranging nonmedical transportation;

(5) Obtaining necessary personal items and clothing;

(6) Making and keeping appointments; and

(7) Correspondence;

e. Securing health care and transportation when needed for medical treatment;

f. Providing social and recreational activities in accordance with 22VAC40-73-520; and

g. General supervision for safety.

B. The AFC provider shall adhere to the standards in 22VAC30-120-40.

Statutory Authority

§§ 51.5-131 and 51.5-160 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC40-25-30, derived from VR615-01-51 § 3, eff. February 1, 1996; amended, Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 20, eff. August 1, 2007; Volume 29, Issue 5, eff. December 5, 2012; amended and renumbered as 22VAC30-80-30, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 2, eff. October 23, 2013; amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 1, eff. October 4, 2017; Volume 35, Issue 10, eff. February 6, 2019.

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