§ 6400.34. Civil rights.

 (a)  An individual may not be discriminated against because of race, color, religious creed, disability, handicap, ancestry, national origin, age or sex.

 (b)  The home shall develop and implement civil rights policies and procedures. Civil rights policies and procedures shall include the following:

   (1)  Nondiscrimination in the provision of services, admissions, placement, use of the home, referrals and communication with non-English speaking and nonverbal individuals.

   (2)  Physical accessibility and accommodations for individuals with physical disabilities.

   (3)  The opportunity to lodge civil rights complaints.

   (4)  Informing individuals of their right to register civil rights complaints.


   The provisions of this §  6400.34 adopted August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595.

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