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Title 7 . Health and Social Services
Chapter 75 . Assisted Living Homes
Section 570. Sanctions for noncompliance

7 AAC 75.570. Sanctions for noncompliance

(a) The department will consider the following factors in determining an administrative sanction under AS 47.33.550 :

(1) the nature and extent of the violation, and the extent to which the health or safety of residents is adversely affected, specifically considering whether the assisted living home's noncompliance

(A) is likely to have only a minor negative impact on a resident;

(B) results in minimal physical, mental, or psychosocial discomfort to a resident;

(C) results in actual harm to a resident as evidenced by compromising a resident's ability to maintain physical, mental, or psychosocial well-being; or

(D) results in a situation in which immediate corrective action is necessary because the noncompliance has caused, or is likely to cause, serious injury, harm, impairment, or death to a resident;

(2) whether the violation substantially limits the home's ability to render adequate care;

(3) whether the home has a history of violations, and, if so, the nature of the violations and whether the previous violations were corrected;

(4) whether the home failed to provide records to the department upon request;

(5) whether the home has submitted false or fraudulent information to the department.

(b) If the department imposes an administrative sanction, the administrator may appeal that action as described in AS 47.33.550 .

History: Eff. 4/6/2002, Register 162; am 6/24/2004, Register 170

Authority: AS 47.33.410

AS 47.33.550

AS 47.33.920

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