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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 61. Standards and Regulations for Licensed Adult Day Care Centers

22VAC40-61-90. Incident Reports.

A. Each center shall report to the regional licensing office within 24 hours of the occurrence of any major incident that has negatively affected or that threatens the life, health, safety, or welfare of any participant.

B. The report required in subsection A of this section shall include (i) the name of the center, (ii) the name of the participant involved in the incident, (iii) the name of the person making the report, (iv) the date of the incident, (v) a description of the incident, and (vi) the actions taken in response to the incident.

C. The center shall submit a written report of each incident specified in subsection A of this section to the regional licensing office within seven days from the date of the incident. The report shall be signed and dated by the director or his designee and include the following information:

1. Name and address of the center;

2. Name of the participant involved in the incident;

3. Date and time of the incident;

4. Description of the incident, the circumstances under which it happened, and when applicable, extent of injury or damage;

5. Location of the incident;

6. Actions taken in response to the incident;

7. The outcome of the incident;

8. Actions to prevent recurrence of the incident if applicable;

9. Name of staff person in charge at the time of the incident;

10. Names, telephone numbers, and addresses of witnesses to the incident if any; and

11. Name, title, and signature of the person making the report, if other than the director or his designee.

D. The center shall submit to the regional licensing office amendments to the written report when circumstances require, such as when substantial additional actions are taken, when significant new information becomes available, or when there is resolution of the incident after the submission of the report.

E. A copy of the written report of each incident shall be maintained by the center for at least two years.

F. All reports pertaining specifically to a participant, such as but not limited to, adult protective services, medical, or police, shall be maintained in the participant's record.

Statutory Authority

§ 63.2-1733 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 36, Issue 03, eff. December 29, 2019.

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