Frail means an individual 55 years of age or older who is determined to be functionally impaired because the individual -
(i) Is unable to perform at least two activities of daily living without substantial human assistance, including verbal reminding, physical cueing, or supervision; or
(ii) At the option of the State, is unable to perform at least three such activities without such assistance; or
(2) Due to a cognitive or other mental impairment, requires substantial supervision because the individual behaves in a manner that poses a serious health or safety hazard to the individual or to another individual. (42 U.S.C. 3002(22)).


20 CFR § 641.140

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