Healthcare Safety (New Regulation for those in Residential Care Facilities)
Posted On September 8, 2009
March 20: A new regulation strengthens protections for individuals in residential care facilities. See, www.hls.gov.bc.ca/ccf/index.html. The regulation, which takes effect Oct. 1, 2009:
- Increases liability for licensees
- Requires facility policies and procedures to be made available to families
- Bans smoking by staff on the premises
- Establishes new protections, such as fall protection measures.
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