§ 6400.19. Reporting of deaths.

 (a)  The home shall complete and send copies of a death report on a form specified by the Department to the county intellectual disability program of the county in which the home is located, the funding agency and the regional office of the Department, within 24 hours after a death of an individual occurs.

 (b)  The home shall investigate and orally notify the county intellectual disability program of the county in which the home is located, the funding agency and the appropriate regional office of the Department within 24 hours after an unusual or unexpected death occurs.

 (c)  A copy of death reports shall be kept in the individual’s record.

 (d)  The individual’s family or guardian shall be immediately notified in the event of a death of an individual.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  6400.19 amended under Articles IX and X of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  901—922 and 1001—1088).

Source

   The provisions of this §  6400.19 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595; amended June 17, 2016, effective June 18, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 3177. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (303008).



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