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Title XXX
SOCIAL WELFARE
Chapter 429
ASSISTED CARE COMMUNITIES
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F.S. 429.929
429.929 Rules establishing standards.The agency shall adopt rules to implement this part. The rules must include reasonable and fair standards. Any conflict between these standards and those that may be set forth in local, county, or municipal ordinances shall be resolved in favor of those having statewide effect. Such standards must relate to:
(1) The maintenance of adult day care centers with respect to plumbing, heating, lighting, ventilation, and other building conditions, including adequate meeting space, to ensure the health, safety, and comfort of participants and protection from fire hazard. Such standards may not conflict with chapter 553 and must be based upon the size of the structure and the number of participants.
(2) The number and qualifications of all personnel employed by adult day care centers who have responsibilities for the care of participants.
(3) All sanitary conditions within adult day care centers and their surroundings, including water supply, sewage disposal, food handling, and general hygiene, and maintenance of sanitary conditions, to ensure the health and comfort of participants.
(4) Basic services provided by adult day care centers.
(5) Supportive and optional services provided by adult day care centers.
(6) Data and information relative to participants and programs of adult day care centers, including, but not limited to, the physical and mental capabilities and needs of the participants, the availability, frequency, and intensity of basic services and of supportive and optional services provided, the frequency of participation, the distances traveled by participants, the hours of operation, the number of referrals to other centers or elsewhere, and the incidence of illness.
(7) Components of a comprehensive emergency management plan, developed in consultation with the Department of Health and the Division of Emergency Management.
History.ss. 13, 18, ch. 78-336; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 79, 83, ch. 83-181; ss. 14, 17, ch. 93-215; s. 56, ch. 95-418; s. 61, ch. 2001-45; s. 4, ch. 2006-197; s. 176, ch. 2007-230; s. 345, ch. 2011-142; s. 28, ch. 2019-11; s. 50, ch. 2020-156.
Note.Former s. 400.562.