10.07.14.31

.31 Incident Reports.

A. Staff of the assisted living program shall complete an incident report within 24 hours of having knowledge that an incident, as defined in Regulation .02B(35) of this chapter, occurred.

B. The assisted living program shall make incident reports available on the premises to the Department and any government agency designated by the Department.

C. All incident reports shall include:

(1) Time, date, place, and individuals present;

(2) Complete description of the incident;

(3) Response of the staff at the time; and

(4) Notification, including notification to the:

(a) Resident, or if appropriate the resident's representative;

(b) Resident's physician, if appropriate;

(c) Program's delegating nurse;

(d) Licensing or law enforcement authorities, when appropriate; and

(e) Follow-up activities, including investigation of the occurrence and steps to prevent its reoccurrence.