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Supported Residential Facilities Regulations 2009

Australia Government of South Australia Country Resources General Health Legislation South Australia 1 September 2009 Legislation/regulation health service, residential care

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An Act to make regulations in relation to the care of persons in certain residential facilities; and for other purposes.

Part 1—Interpretation
1 Short title
2 Commencement
3 Interpretation
Part 2—Licensing scheme
4 Licensing scheme
Part 3—Documentation
5 Prospectus
6 Resident contracts and service plans
7 Visitors book and other records
Part 4—Standards of care
8 Privacy, dignity and respect
9 Personal hygiene
10 Nutrition
11 Mobility
12 Activities
13 Medication
14 Notification of certain events
15 Personal finances
Part 5—Staffing arrangements
Division 1—Management requirements
16 Responsibilities of manager
17 Acting managers
18 Management of nursing homes
Division 2—Staffing requirements
19 Staffing levels—nursing homes
20 Staffing levels—other facilities that provide nursing care
Part 6—Facilities, hygiene and safety
21 Facilities, hygiene, maintenance etc
22 Bedrooms
23 Fire safety
24 Communication facility
Part 7—Miscellaneous
25 Disputes
26 Indemnity fund
27 False advertising


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