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28 Pa. Code § 211.4. Procedure in event of death.

§ 211.4. Procedure in event of death.

 (a)  Written postmortem procedures shall be available at each nursing station.

 (b)  Documentation shall be on the resident’s clinical record that the next of kin, guardian or responsible party has been notified of the resident’s death. The name of the notified party shall be written on the resident’s clinical record.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  211.4 amended under section 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P. S. §  448.803); and section 2102(g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  532(g)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  211.4 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (240325).



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