2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-536. (Formerly Sec. 19-617). Inspection reports to be available for inspection. Room to be provided. Notice of availability.

      Sec. 19a-536. (Formerly Sec. 19-617). Inspection reports to be available for inspection. Room to be provided. Notice of availability. Each nursing home administrator, as defined in section 19a-511 shall permit patients in the nursing home, relatives and legal representatives of, and any other person designated by, such patients and persons interested in placing someone in a nursing home to inspect all inspection reports pertaining to nursing home facilities made by the Department of Public Health, the State Fire Marshal, local fire and health departments or other state and local agencies having jurisdiction over the institution, and all summary copies of current inspection reports of the United States Department of Health and Human Services as provided in the Social Security Act, and shall provide a room adequate for such inspection during normal business hours, provided no such reports or copies thereof shall disclose the name of any patient in any nursing home facility. Such nursing home administrator shall post or cause to be posted in a conspicuous place in the nursing home facility a notice stating that such reports are available for inspection and the location where they may be inspected.

      (P.A. 75-468, S. 9, 17; P.A. 76-331, S. 12, 16; P.A. 77-614, S. 323, 610; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58.)

      History: P.A. 76-331 revised section so that rather than posting inspection reports themselves, administrators post notice that such reports are available for inspection and provide place for such inspections to occur; P.A. 77-614 replaced department of health with department of health services, effective January 1, 1979; Sec. 19-617 transferred to Sec. 19a-536 in 1983; P.A. 93-381 replaced department of health services with department of public health and addiction services, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 95-257 replaced Commissioner and Department of Public Health and Addiction Services with Commissioner and Department of Public Health, effective July 1, 1995.

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