Federal Requirements for Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities
Federal Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities
The federal requirements and regulations for long term care facilities also known as nursing homes are contained at 42 CFR 483. Each regulation sets for the minimum standard of care which is then inspected by the Center for Medicaid Service and Minnesota Department of Health in surveys or complaint investigations.
Most form of elder abuse and neglect is preventable with proper care and sufficient numbers of well-trained staff. Residents are required to receive the best care practicable according to their needs and care plan.
Here are the Nursing Home Reform Act Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities
These requirements for long term care facilities set the standard of care for the facility, staff and medical providers. The federal statute includes, but is not limited to, vision and hearing, skin integrity, pressure ulcers, foot care, mobility, accidents, incontinence care, bed-rails, pain management and more:
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