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55 Pa. Code § 6400.271. Semi-independent living abilities.


§ 6400.271. Semi-independent living abilities.

 An individual is considered to have semi-independent living abilities if the individual:

   (1)  Is capable of evacuating the entire building or to a fire safe area designated in writing within the past year by the local fire department, without assistance from another person, within 2 1/2 minutes or within the period of time specified in writing within the past year by the local fire department.

   (2)  Requires only intermittent training to maintain basic daily living skills in the areas of hygiene, cooking, cleaning, eating, nutrition, money management, use of telephone, understanding the concept of time, communication, socialization, self protection, first aid, fire safety, sexuality, community mobility, general safety and emergency procedures.

   (3)  Is 18 years of age or older.


   The provisions of this §  6400.271 adopted April 25, 1986, effective April 26, 1986, except subsection (j) shall be effective July 6, 1985, 16 Pa.B. 1487; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (146948) and (133697) to (133698).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6400.272 (relating to annual documentation).

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