HEALTH AND SAFETY
IDAHO RESIDENTIAL CARE OR ASSISTED LIVING ACT
39-3313. Admission agreements. (1) Upon admission to a residential care or assisted living facility, the facility and the resident shall enter into an admission agreement. The admission agreement shall clearly outline who is financially responsible for resident charges and shall clearly outline the facility’s resident discharge policies. The agreement shall be in writing and shall be signed by both parties. The board shall promulgate rules governing admission agreements which may be integrated with the negotiated service agreement.
(2) A resident may be discharged for the following:
(a) A resident’s failure to pay;
(b) The facility’s inability to meet the resident’s needs;
(c) The resident’s needs are greater than the level of care provided by the specific facility;
(d) The resident is a danger to himself or others.
(3) A resident shall have the right to appeal a discharge as established by department rule.
(4) Should a residential care or assisted living facility choose not to carry professional liability insurance, that information shall be disclosed, in writing, to residents upon admission.
[39-3313, added 1990, ch. 116, sec. 2, p. 246; am. 1996, ch. 207, sec. 11, p. 638; am. 2000, ch. 274, sec. 18, p. 815; am. 2005, ch. 280, sec. 12, p. 887.]