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55 Pa. Code § 2600.1. Purpose.


§ 2600.1. Purpose.

 (a)  The purpose of this chapter is to protect the health, safety and well-being of personal care home residents.

 (b)  Personal care homes are designed to provide safe, humane, comfortable and supportive residential settings for adults who do not require the services in or of a licensed long-term care facility, but who do require assistance or supervision with activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, or both. Residents who live in personal care homes that meet the requirements in this chapter will receive the encouragement and assistance they need to develop and maintain maximum independence and self-determination.

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