12 Va. Admin. Code § 5-371-170 - Quality assessment and assurance

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

A. The nursing facility shall maintain a quality assessment and assurance committee consisting of at least the following individuals:
1. The director of nursing services;
2. A physician designated by the nursing facility; and
3. At least three other members of the nursing facility staff, one of whom demonstrates an ability to represent the rights and concerns of residents.
B. The quality assessment and assurance committee shall:
1. Meet at least quarterly to identify issues which would improve quality of care and services provided to residents; and
2. Develop and implement appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies.
C. The nursing facility shall document compliance with these requirements.

Notes

12 Va. Admin. Code § 5-371-170
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1997; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 17, eff. 5/27/2021.

Statutory Authority: §§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-127 of the Code of Virginia.

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