2006 Code of Virginia § 63.2-2200 - Definitions

63.2-2200. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:

"Activities of daily living" or "ADLs" means bathing, dressing,toileting, transferring, bowel control, bladder control, and eating/feeding.

"Assistance" means aid that is required to be provided by another person inorder to safely complete the activity.

"Care for a mentally or physically impaired relative" means assistance withthe activities of daily living provided to such relative when the relativehas been screened and has been found to be eligible, in accordance withrelevant state regulations, for placement and Medicaid reimbursement forservices in an assisted-living facility or a nursing home or for receivingcommunity-based long-term care services.

"Caregiver" means an adult with a Virginia adjusted gross income of notmore than $50,000 who provides care for a mentally or physically impairedrelative within the Commonwealth.

"Fund" means the Virginia Caregivers Grant Fund established by 63.2-2202.

"Mentally or physically impaired relative" means a relative who is aresident of Virginia that requires assistance with two or more activities ofdaily living during more than half the year.

"Relative" means a spouse, child, father, mother, sibling, or other personwho is related by blood, marriage or adoption.

(1999, cc. 737, 763, 63.1-331; 2002, c. 747.)

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