Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 40, October 2, 2021
Section 201.30 - Access requirements(a) The facility may limit access to a resident when the interdisciplinary care team has determined it may be a detriment to the care and well-being of the resident in the facility. The facility may not restrict the right of the resident to have legal representation or to visit with the representatives of the Department of Aging Ombudsman Program. A facility may not question an attorney representing the resident or representatives of the Department, or the Department of Aging Ombudsman Program, as to the reason for visiting or otherwise communicating with the resident.(b) A person entering a facility who has not been invited by a resident or a resident's responsible persons shall promptly advise the administrator or other available agent of the facility of that person's presence. The person may not enter the living area of a resident without identifying himself to the resident and without receiving the resident's permission to enter.The provisions of this § 201.30 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999.