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55 Pa. Code § 2600.15. Abuse reporting covered by law.

§ 2600.15. Abuse reporting covered by law.

 (a)  The home shall immediately report suspected abuse of a resident served in the home 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) and comply with the requirements regarding restrictions on staff persons.

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

 (c)  The home shall immediately submit to the Department’s personal care home regional office a plan of supervision or notice of suspension of the affected staff person.

 (d)  The home 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 §  2600.16 (relating to reportable incidents and conditions).

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