N.H. Code Admin. R. He-E 801.14 - Adult Family Care

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Adult family care shall be covered:
(1) When provided at a private residence in the community that is either:
a. Certified in accordance with RSA 151 and He-P 813; or
b. Not required to be licensed pursuant to RSA 151:2, II(b) ; and
(2) When the services are organized and managed by an adult family care oversight agency as authorized by BEAS.
(b) Adult family care shall include the services required by He-P 813.
(c) The home provider of a residence in (a) (1) b. above shall:
(1) Be at least 21 years of age;
(2) Possess and maintain a NH driver's license and current automobile liability insurance;
(3) Have personal injury liability insurance for the residence and maintain certificates of insurance on file at the premises;
(4) Have a written agreement with an oversight agency;
(5) Receive orientation and training by the oversight agency regarding the program, policies and procedures, as well as training on the participant's specific care needs and other aspects related to providing support in the home;
(6) Provide care in accordance with the participant's care plan, the fire safety plan, and the personal safety plan;
(7) During a planned absence or in the event of an emergency, collaborate with the oversight agency and the participant's case manager to arrange for a substitute caregiver in accordance with the participant's care plan;
(8) Allow other service providers into the home to provide medical care and support for the participant's other needs if identified in the participant's comprehensive care plan;
(9) Obtain a life safety inspection by the local fire department prior to the commencement of service provision and remain in compliance with the requirements of the life safety inspection as mandated by the local fire department;
(10) Comply with the oversight agency in obtaining a criminal record check, motor vehicle records check, and BEAS state registry check, per RSA 161-F:49, for all household members age 17 years or older; and
(11) Not have, and ensure that no one else in the household has had, a felony conviction or a misdemeanor conviction that involves physical or sexual assault, violence or exploitation, theft, or any other conduct that represents evidence of behavior that could endanger the well being of a participant.


N.H. Code Admin. R. He-E 801.14

(See Revision Note at part heading for He-E 801) #9969, eff 8-8-11

Amended by Volume XXXIX Number 32, Filed August 8, 2019, Proposed by #12830, Effective 8/7/2019, Expires 2/3/2020.

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