Title LNS – Resident Care Standards
Statute or Rule 58A-5.031(2) FAC

(2) RESIDENT CARE STANDARDS.
(a) A resident receiving limited nursing services in a facility holding only a standard and limited nursing services license must meet the admission and continued residency criteria specified in Rule 58A-5.0181, F.A.C.
(b) In accordance with Rule 58A-5.019, F.A.C., the facility must employ sufficient and qualified staff to meet the needs of residents requiring limited nursing services based on the number of such residents and the type of nursing service to be provided.
(c) Limited nursing services may only be provided as authorized by a health care provider ‘ s order, a copy of which must be maintained in the resident ‘ s file.
(d) Facilities licensed to provide limited nursing services must employ or contract with a nurse(s) who must be available to provide such services as needed by residents. The facility must maintain documentation of the qualifications of nurses providing limited nursing services in the facility ‘ s personnel files.
(e) The facility must ensure that nursing services are conducted and supervised in accordance with Chapter 464, F.S., and the prevailing standard of practice in the nursing community.

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