2017 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 14 - General Day Care
Subtitle 2 - Elderly Individuals
§ 14-201. Definitions

  • (a) In general. -- In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
  • (b) Day care center for the elderly. -- "Day care center for the elderly" means a place that:
    • (1) Is operated to provide, with or without charge, care for elderly individuals; and
    • (2) Either is:
      • (i) Designated for group care for at least 4 elderly individuals; or
      • (ii) A family home that provides care for 2 or 3 elderly individuals.
  • (c) Elderly individual. -- "Elderly individual" means an individual who:
    • (1) Is 55 years old or older;
    • (2) Lives alone or with a spouse, family relative, or friend;
    • (3) Needs temporary supervision and care during a part of a day in a protective group setting; and
    • (4) Has a disability that is:
      • (i) A reasonably static physical impairment that prevents:
        • 1. Gainful employment; or
        • 2. The accomplishment of the routine of normal daily activities without assistance; or
      • (ii) A permanent or recurrent mental impairment.
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