38 CFR 52.130 - Nursing services.

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§ 52.130 Nursing services.

The program management must provide an organized nursing service with a sufficient number of qualified nursing personnel to meet the total nursing care needs, as determined by participant assessment and individualized comprehensive plans of care, of all participants in the program.

(a) There must be at least one registered nurse on duty each day of operation of the adult day health care program. This nurse must be currently licensed by the State and must have, in writing, administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability for the functions, activities, and training of the nursing and program assistants. VA recommends that this nurse be a geriatric nurse practitioner or a clinical nurse specialist.

(b) The number and level of nursing staff is determined by the authorized capacity of participants and the nursing care needs of the participants.

(c) Nurse staffing must be adequate for meeting the standards of this part.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 101, 501, 1741-1743)
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Title 38 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR Part 52 after this date.

  • 2015-07-28; vol. 80 # 144 - Tuesday, July 28, 2015
    1. 80 FR 44859 - Update to NFPA Standards, Incorporation by Reference
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      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective August 27, 2015. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the regulations is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of August 27, 2015.
      38 CFR Parts 17, 51, 52, and 59