Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 40, October 2, 2021
Section 201.24 - Admission policy(a) The resident may be permitted to name a responsible person. The resident is not required to name a responsible person if the resident is capable of managing the resident's own affairs.(b) A facility may not obtain from or on behalf of residents a release from liabilities or duties imposed by law or this subpart except as part of formal settlement in litigation.(c) A facility shall admit only residents whose nursing care and physical needs can be provided by the staff and facility.(d) A resident with a disease in the communicable stage may not be admitted to the facility unless it is deemed advisable by the attending physician-medical director, if applicable-and administrator and unless the facility has the capability to care for the needs of the resident.The provisions of this § 201.24 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended February 11, 1977, effective February 12, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 437; amended May 26, 1978, effective May 27, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1466; amended April 23, 1982, effective April 24, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1316; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999.