DHS 83.38 Program services.
(1) SERVICES. As appropriate, the CBRF shall teach residents the necessary skills to achieve and maintain the resident’s highest level of functioning.
In addition to the assessed needs as determined under s. DHS 83.35 (1), the CBRF shall provide or arrange services adequate to meet the needs of the residents in all of the following areas:
(a) Personal care. Personal care services shall be designed and provided to allow a resident to increase or maintain independence.
(b) Supervision. The CBRF shall provide supervision appropriate to the resident’s needs.
(c) Leisure time activities. The CBRF shall provide a daily
activity program to meet the interests and capabilities of the residents. Employees shall encourage and promote resident participation in the activity program. The CBRF shall develop and post
the activity schedule in an area available to residents.
(d) Community activities. The CBRF shall provide information and assistance to facilitate participation in personal and community activities. The CBRF shall develop, update and make
available to all residents, monthly schedules and notices of community activities, including costs.
(e) Family and social contacts. The CBRF shall encourage and assist residents in maintaining family and social contacts.
(f) Communication skills. The CBRF shall provide services to
meet the resident’s communication needs.
(g) Health monitoring. 1. The CBRF shall monitor the health of residents and make arrangements for physical health, oral
health or mental health services unless otherwise arranged for by the resident. Each resident shall have an annual physical health
examination completed by a physician or an advanced practice nurse as defined in s. N 8.02 (1), unless seen by a physician or an
advanced practice nurse as defined in s. N 8.02 (1) more frequently.
2. When indicated, a CBRF shall observe residents’ food and fluid intake and acceptance of diet. The CBRF shall report significant deviations from normal food and fluid intake patterns to the
resident’s physician or dietician.
3. The CBRF shall document communication with the resident’s physician and other health care providers, and shall record
any changes in the resident’s health or mental health status in the resident’s record.
(h) Medication administration. The CBRF shall provide medication administration appropriate to the resident’s needs.
(i) Behavior management. The CBRF shall provide services to manage resident’s behaviors that may be harmful to themselves or others.
(j) Information and referral. The CBRF shall provide information and referral to appropriate community services.
(k) Transportation. The CBRF shall provide or arrange for transportation when needed for medical appointments, work, educational or training programs, religious services and for a reasonable number of community activities of interest. CBRFs that transport residents shall develop and implement written policies
addressing the safe and secure transportation of residents.
(2) TERMINALLY ILL RESIDENT SERVICES. (a) A CBRF may provide more than 3 hours of nursing care per week to a resident who
has a terminal illness and who requires the care under the following conditions:
1. The resident’s primary care provider is a licensed hospice
or licensed home health agency.
2. The resident’s primary care provider is not a licensed hospice or licensed home health agency, and the CBRF obtains a waiver from the department.
(b) When a resident who requires less than 3 hours of nursing care or the resident’s legal representative waives the services of
a hospice program or home health agency, the CBRF shall develop and implement the written plan of care required under par. (c),
which the resident’s primary physician shall review and approve.
(c) The primary care provider and the CBRF shall develop a written, coordinated plan of care before the initiation of palliative
or supportive care.