§ 2800.15. Abuse reporting covered by law.

 (a)  The residence shall immediately report suspected abuse of a resident served in the residence in accordance with the Older Adult Protective Services Act (35 P. S. § §  10225.701—10225.707) and 6 Pa. Code § §  15.21—15.27 (relating to reporting suspected abuse, neglect, abandonment or exploitation) and comply with the requirements regarding restrictions on staff persons.

 (b)  If there is an allegation of abuse of a resident involving a residence’s staff person, the residence shall immediately develop and implement a plan of supervision or suspend the staff person involved in the alleged incident.

 (c)  The residence shall immediately submit to the Department’s assisted living residence office a plan of supervision or notice of suspension of the affected staff person.

 (d)  The residence shall immediately notify the resident and the resident’s designated person of a report of suspected abuse or neglect involving the resident.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  2800.16 (relating to reportable incidents and conditions).



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