.40 Approval of Burial Arrangements for Unclaimed Deceased Residents.

A. An assisted living program shall ascertain and document on admission of the resident, or within 14 days of admission any arrangements the resident has made, or wishes to make, with regard to burial, including but not limited to:

(1) Financial;

(2) Religious;

(3) Name of preferred funeral director, if any; and

(4) The name, address, and relationship of any person who has agreed to claim the body of the resident or who has agreed to assume funeral or burial responsibility.

B. Notification on Death. On the death of an individual who appears to be an unclaimed deceased resident, the assisted living manager or designee shall contact any person who, although not having been identified in advance as being responsible for the burial arrangements, might nevertheless at the time of death be willing to claim the body and assume responsibility.