(a) An assisted living home shall

(1) provide the licensing agency with the name, address, telephone number, and, if available, electronic-mail address and facsimile number of the individual or entity ultimately responsible for operation of the home or proposed home and, if the home is operated by an association, corporation, or other entity, the name, address, telephone number, and, if available, electronic-mail address and facsimile number of each member of its board or governing body and the executive director of the board or governing body;

(2) appoint an administrator who meets the requirements of 7 AAC 75.230 and an administrator designee to act on the administrator’s behalf for any period during which the administrator is on vacation, is ill, or is otherwise unable to perform regular duties for 24 hours or more; if the administrator designee will be required to manage the daily operation of the home for

(A) less than 90 consecutive days, the designee must meet the requirements of 7 AAC 75.215 and 7 AAC 75.220; the administrator designee must be available and must receive proper orientation to manage the daily operation of the home in the administrator’s absence; or

(B) 90 consecutive days or longer, the designee must have the same qualifications as an administrator under 7 AAC 75.230;

(3) adopt written personnel practices and, at the time of employment, inform each employee of the individual to whom the employee is responsible, the organization of the home and physical plant layout, the employee’s duties and responsibilities, including those to be carried out in emergencies, and the policies, procedures, and equipment relevant to those duties and responsibilities;

(4) provide the licensing agency with a current master list, updated as necessary, that includes the name, address, and telephone number of each resident and the name, address, telephone number, and, if available, electronic-mail address and facsimile number of each resident’s representative; a home that serves three or more residents shall maintain a current copy of the master list in at least one place that can be easily accessed if the home must be evacuated;

(5) ensure that recordkeeping complies with AS 47.33.070 and uses forms prescribed or approved by the licensing agency for the preparation and protection of resident records;

(6) establish policies and procedures for the completion of residential services contracts and involuntary termination of those contracts in compliance with AS 47.33.210 and 47.33.360, respectively;

(7) maintain on vehicles used by the home or the home’s employees to transport residents, comprehensive automobile liability insurance

(A) for not less than
(i) $50,000 for injury or death to any one person, $100,000 for total injuries or death per collision, and $25,000 for property damage; or
(ii) the amounts specified in AS 19.10.300, if applicable;
(B) with a company authorized to write insurance policies in the state; and

(C) with the following required endorsement contained in the policy: “If this policy is canceled or not renewed, the company agrees to give notice to the Department of Administration or the Department of Health and Social Services, as advised by the insured regarding which department issued the assisted living home license to the insured, at least 30 days before coverage under the policy ends”; and

(8) maintain insurance in the amount required by (A) or (B) of this paragraph with a company authorized to write insurance policies in the state; the policy must contain the following endorsement: “If this policy is canceled or not renewed, the company agrees to give notice to the Department of Administration or the Department of Health and Social Services, as advised by the insured regarding which department issued the assisted living home license to the insured, at least 30 days before coverage under the policy ends”; the amount of insurance required is

(A) for an assisted living home serving 1-10 residents, not less than $100,000 per resident of bodily injury liability insurance, and not less than $100,000 per resident of professional liability insurance; a home licensed for fewer than six residents may meet this requirement through a rider on the home’s homeowner insurance policy that provides for use of the home as an assisted living home or adult foster home; and

(B) for an assisted living home serving 11 or more residents, not less than

$1,000,000 aggregate per accident of bodily injury liability insurance, and not less than
$1,000,000 aggregate per incident of professional liability insurance.

(b) The governing body of a home operated by an association, corporation, or other entity shall

(1) determine policy and provide for implementation of that policy by an administrator;
(2) select an administrator and evaluate the administrator’s performance; and
(3) maintain minutes of meetings, relevant portions of which must be made available to
the licensing agency to enable the licensing agency to carry out its responsibilities under AS 47.33 and
this chapter.

(c) An assisted living home shall employ the type and number of care providers and other
employees necessary to operate the home in compliance with AS 47.33 and this chapter. The home
must have a sufficient number of care providers and other employees with adequate training to
implement the home’s general staffing plan and to meet the specific needs of residents as defined in the residents’ residential services contracts and assisted living plans.

(d) Subject to (e) of this section, an assisted living home shall

(1) have on duty a care provider or another employee with documented proof of
(A) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training provided within the previous two years by an instructor certified as required in 7 AAC 26.985; the training must be provided through the
(i) American Red Cross;
(ii) American Heart Association’s CPR for Family and Friends Training Program or a more advanced program offered by the American Heart Association; or
(iii) an organization equivalent to those listed in (i)-(ii) of this subparagraph, as determined by the licensing agency; and

(B) first aid training provided within the previous three years by an instructor
certified by the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or an equivalent
organization as determined by the licensing agency; and
(2) have the means and materials available to enable the home to implement the home’s
disaster preparedness plan required by 7 AAC 75.080(b)(12).

(e) If the training required by (d)(1) of this section is not regularly available within 100 miles of
where the home is located, the administrator shall ensure that care providers and other employees
obtain this training not less than every three years.

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