HB 261

  • Kentucky House Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 14, 2023
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

AN ACT relating to long-term care facilities.


Amend KRS 194A.700 to revise definitions; amend KRS 194A.703 to require that assisted living communities be classified as residential buildings and not institutional buildings; amend KRS 194A.705 to specify how food should be prepared; clarify how and when social activities can be conducted; clarify how basic health and health-related services are provided; allow the licensee to determine the format of a functional needs assessment; amend KRS 194A.707 to set guidelines for implementation of administrative regulations; allow an assisted living community to distribute specific educational information; and allow a denial or revocation of a license only in accordance with specific provisions of the law; amend KRS 194A.713 to clarify the requirements that satisfy proof of disclosure; amend KRS 194A.717 to revise staffing needs; amend KRS 194A.719 to establish compliance requirements; amend KRS 194A.7061 to make technical changes; amend KRS 194A.7203 and 194A.7052 to clarify that the services are for residents with dementia residing in secured dementia care units; make technical changes; amend KRS 194A.7205 to specify that the direct care staff are staff who work on a secured dementia care unit; and expand the list of statute requirements that are met upon completing orientation and training; amend KRS 194A.710 to make technical changes; specify that there are only two assisted living licensure categories; and allow an assisted living community that has one or more buildings on the same campus operated by the same licensee to be licensed as one entity and only be required to obtain one license; amend KRS 216.597 to make technical changes and revise staffing needs.

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Feb 24, 2023


to Health Services (H)

Feb 14, 2023


introduced in House


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