Every long-term health care facility shall provide an activity program to the residents of the facility to meet the needs and interests of the residents and to encourage self-care and resumption of normal activities, in accordance with a patient activity plan developed by the facility including, but not limited to, self-help skills, such as personal hygiene, care of personal effects and living environment, nutrition, management of bedside medications of nonprescription drugs, management of petty funds for personal use, and cooperative relations with peers and staff to help keep them closer to the reality of their environment. The patient activity plan of each individual shall be reviewed and approved in writing at least quarterly by the attending physician as not being in conflict with the patient’s treatment plan.
(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1029, Sec. 1.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018