Pascal Bergeron
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(a) A facility must request, from a resident’s legally authorized representative or the person
responsible for the resident’s support, a copy of:
(1) the current court order appointing a guardian for the resident or the resident’s estate; and
(2) current letters of guardianship for the resident.
(b) A facility must request the court order and letters of guardianship:
(1) when the facility admits an individual; and
(2) when the facility becomes aware a guardian is appointed after the facility admits a resident.
(c) A facility must request an updated copy of the court order and letters of guardianship at each
annual assessment and retain documentation of any change.
(d) A facility must make at least one follow-up request within 30 days after the facility makes a
request in accordance with subsection (b) or (c) of this section if the facility has not received:
(1) a copy of the court order and letters of guardianship; or
(2) a response that there is no court order or letters of guardianship.
(e) A facility must keep in the resident’s record:
(1) documentation of the results of the request for the court order and letters of guardianship; and
(2) a copy of the court order and letters of guardianship.

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