2019 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 14 - General Day Care
Subtitle 2 - Elderly Individuals
§ 14-201. Definitions

    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “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” 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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