Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 39
HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 33
IDAHO RESIDENTIAL CARE OR ASSISTED LIVING ACT
39-3308.  Assessment. The department shall employ uniform assessment criteria to assess function and cognitive disability. The conclusions shall be deemed the assessment and shall be used to provide appropriate placement and funding for service needs. The assessment shall also be used to ensure funding is cost-effective and appropriate when compared to other state programs relevant to the needs of the client being assessed. The department shall develop rules regarding:
(1)  Qualifications of persons making the assessments.
(2)  Department’s responsibility for state pay clients.
(3)  Time frames for completing an assessment.
(4)  Information to be included in an assessment.
(5)  Use of an assessment in developing the negotiated service agreement.
(6)  Use of assessments in determining facility staffing ratios.
(7)  Use of assessments for determining the ability of provider and facility to meet residents’ needs and special training or licenses that may be required in caring for certain residents.

History:
[39-3308, added 1996, ch. 207, sec. 5, p. 636; am. 2005, ch. 280, sec. 10, p. 886.]


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