After notice and a hearing in accordance with the Georgia
Administrative Procedure Act, as amended, the Board may discipline a nursing
home administrator, personal care home administrator, or assisted living
community administrator upon evidence that the administrator has:
(a) violated any of the provisions of the law
pertaining to the licensing of nursing home administrators, personal care home
administrators, or assisted living community administrators or the rules and
regulations of the Board pertaining thereto;
(b) been convicted of a crime involving moral
(c) practiced fraud,
deceit, or misrepresentation in securing or procuring a nursing home
administrator license, a personal care home administrators license, or an
assisted living community administrators license;
(d) is incompetent to engage in the practice
of Long-Term Care Facility administration or to act as a nursing home
administrator, personal care home administrator, or assisted living community
(e) committed acts
of misconduct including fraud, deceit or misrepresentation in the operation of
a Long-Term Care Facility under his/her jurisdiction;
(f) displayed an inability to practice a
business or profession with reasonable skill and safety to the public or has
become unable to practice the licensed business or profession with reasonable
skill and safety to the public by reason of illness, use of alcohol, drugs,
narcotics, chemicals, or any other type of material;
(g) practiced without a current valid
(h) wrongfully transferred
or surrendered possession, either temporarily or permanently, his/her license
or certificate to any other person;
(i) paid, given, has caused to be paid or
given or offered to pay or to give to any person a commission or other valuable
consideration for the solicitation or procurement, either directly or
indirectly, of Long-Term Care Facility patronage;
(j) been guilty of fraudulent, misleading or
impersonated another licensee;
failed to exercise a professional regard for the safety, health and life of the
(m) willfully permitted
unauthorized disclosure of information relating to a patient or his records;
(n) discriminated in respect to
patients, employees, or staff on account of race, religion, color, national
origin or sex.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-6-.01
Original Rule entitled "Evidence" adopted. F.
Dec. 31, 1969; eff.
Jan. 19, 1970.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Grounds for Disciplinary
Action" adopted. F. Sept. 5, 1975; eff.
Sept. 25, 1975.
Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F.
Dec. 11, 2007; eff.
Dec. 31, 2007.
Amended: F. Mar. 5,
2021; eff. Mar. 25, 2021.