Mich. Admin. Code R. 400.1404 - Licensee, responsible person, and member of the household; qualifications

Rule 4.

(1) A licensee and responsible person shall not be less than 18 years of age.
(2) A responsible person shall be other than a resident.
(3) A licensee or responsible person shall possess all of the following qualifications:
(a) Be of good moral character to provide for the care and welfare of the residents.
(b) Be suitable to meet the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual needs of each resident.
(c) Be capable of appropriately handling emergency situations.
(4) A licensee shall have sufficient financial resources to provide for the adequate care of the family and residents.
(5) All responsible persons and members of the household shall be of good moral character and suitable temperament to assure the welfare of residents.
(6) A licensee shall provide the department with the name of any person providing care for a resident or member of the household who is on a court-supervised probation or parole or who has been convicted of a felony within the 5-year period before providing resident care.
(7) A licensee shall require all members of the household and responsible persons who have been released from a public or private psychiatric hospital for less than 1 year to provide a written statement verifying the person's personal fitness to care for or be associated with a resident. The statement shall be obtained from the medical or administrative director of the public or private psychiatric hospital and shall be made available to the department.
(8) A licensee shall have an arrangement with a responsible person who is available to provide care in an emergency situation for up to 72 hours.
(9) A licensee, responsible person, or member of the household shall not be the legal guardian of a resident living in the home, except where a person is a relative or where the guardianship relationship existed before the promulgation of these rules.


Mich. Admin. Code R. 400.1404
1984 AACS

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