(W) "Operator" means the person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation which is required by section 3721.05 of the Revised Code to obtain a license in order to open, maintain, or operate a home.
(X) "Personal care services" means services including, but not limited to, the following:(1) Assisting residents with activities of daily living; (2) Assisting residents with self-administration of medication, in accordance with rules adopted under section 3721.04 of the Revised Code; (3) Preparing special diets, other than therapeutic diets, for residents pursuant to the instructions of a physician or a licensed dietitian, in accordance with rules adopted under section 3721.04 of the Revised Code."Personal care services" does not include "skilled nursing care" as defined in paragraph (HH)of this rule.
(NN) "Volunteer" means an individual working in or used by a home who does not receive or expect to receive any form of compensation for services the individual performs other than reimbursement for actual expenses.Effective: 1/1/2018Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 8/8/2017 and 11/01/2022Promulgated Under: 119.03 Statutory Authority: 3721.04 Rule Amplifies: 3721.01, 3721.08, 3721.072, 3721.071, 3721.07 , 3721.06, 3721.05, 3721.042, 3721.041, 3721.04 , 3721.03, 3721.022, 3721.021, 3721.02 Prior Effective Dates: 5/2/1966, 7/1/73, 12/2/89,12/21/92, 10/20/2001, 4/1/12 (A) All nursing homes shall comply with rules 3701-17-01 to 3701-17-26 of the Administrative Code and the applicable provisions of Chapter 3721. (B) Nothing contained in rules 3701-17-01 to 3701-17-26 of the Administrative Code shall be construed as authorizing the supervision, regulation, or control of the spiritual care or treatment of residents in any nursing home who rely upon treatment by prayer or spiritual means in accordance with the creed or tenets of any recognized church or religious denomination; provided, however, each nursing home shall otherwise comply with rules 3701-17-01 to 3701-17-26 of the Administrative Code, and each resident shall otherwise be provided with the services and care required by such rules.As used in rules 3701-17-01 to 3701-17-26 of the Administrative Code:(A) "Accommodations" means housing, meals, laundry, housekeeping, transportation, social or recreational activities, maintenance, security, or similar services that are not personal care services or skilled nursing care.(B) "Activities of daily living" means bed mobility, locomotion and transfer, bathing, grooming, toileting, dressing, and eating.Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/08/2017 and 08/01/2022Promulgated Under: 119.03 Statutory Authority: 3721.04 Rule Amplifies: 3721.01, 3721.02, 3721.03, 3721.05, 3721.07 Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/1971, 2/21/92, 10/20/01 (A) The operator of a nursing home shall submit an initial application and pay the application fee specified in section 3721.02 of the Revised Code.
The initial application and the application fee required under this paragraph shall be submitted to the director and the fee shall be made payable to the "treasurer, state of Ohio" in the form of a check or money order.
(LL) "Therapeutic diet" means a diet ordered by a health care practitioner:(1) As part of the treatment for a disease or clinical condition; (2) To modify, eliminate, decrease, or increase certain substances in the diet; or (3) To provide mechanically altered food when indicated.
(MM) "Toilet room" means a room or rooms conforming to the Ohio building code, and including a water closet and a lavatory which is located in or adjacent to the room in which the water closet is located.
of the Revised Code to practice nursing as a licensed practical nurse.
(O) "Maximum licensed capacity" means the authorized type and number of residents in a nursing home as determined in rule 3701-17-04 of the Administrative Code.
(P) "Mechanically altered food" means that the texture of food is altered altered by chopping, grinding, mashing, or pureeing so that it can be successfully chewed and safely swallowed.