TRANSPORTATION:  The facility shall either provide transportation or assist the resident in using public transportation.

  1.             The facility’s motor vehicle transportation assistance program shall include the following elements:

                                (1)           resident evaluation;

                                (2)           staff training in hazardous driving conditions;

                                (3)           safe passenger transport and assistance;

                                (4)           emergency procedures and use of equipment;

                                (5)           supervised practice in the safe operation of motor vehicles, maintenance and safety record keeping; and

                                (6)           copies of employee training certificates that give evidence of successful completion of any applicable course(s) shall be kept on site in the employee files.

  1.             To assist residents in using public transportation, the facility shall provide information on bus schedules, location of bus stops and telephone numbers of taxi cab companies.

[ NMAC – Rp, NMAC, 1/15/2010]