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The 2000 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 400
Nursing Homes And Related Health Care Facilities
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Section 400.4275, Florida Statutes 2000

400.4275  Business practice; personnel records; liability insurance.--The assisted living facility shall be administered on a sound financial basis that is consistent with good business practices.

(1)  The administrator or owner of a facility shall maintain accurate business records that identify, summarize, and classify funds received and expenses disbursed and shall use written accounting procedures and a recognized accounting system.

(2)  The administrator or owner of a facility shall maintain personnel records for each staff member which contain, at a minimum, documentation of background screening, if applicable, documentation of compliance with all training requirements of this part or applicable rule, and a copy of all licenses or certification held by each staff who performs services for which licensure or certification is required under this part or rule.

(3)  The administrator or owner of a facility shall maintain liability insurance coverage that is in force at all times.

(4)  The department may by rule clarify terms, establish requirements for financial records, accounting procedures, personnel procedures, insurance coverage, and reporting procedures, and specify documentation as necessary to implement the requirements of this section.

History.--s. 4, ch. 98-148.