Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.24
The Adult Supportive Care Residence Act

SECTION 23-17.24-3

§ 23-17.24-3. Inspections – Corrections of violations – Immediate suspension of license – Penalties.

(a) An adult supportive care home license shall remain valid unless voluntarily surrendered, suspended, or revoked in accordance with this chapter.

(b) Adult supportive care homes applying for a license shall be inspected at the time of licensure and at least every eighteen (18) months thereafter. The department may make an unannounced inspection of an adult supportive care home at any time to assure that the home and licensee are in compliance with this chapter and the rules adopted under this chapter.

(c) If the department finds that the home is not in compliance with this chapter or rules adopted under the authority of this chapter it shall require the home to correct any violations. The department has the authority to:

(1) Order the home to admit no additional persons or to transfer residents to alternate settings, as corrective actions to secure regulatory compliance.

(2) Immediately suspend a license if it finds that conditions in the home constitute an imminent danger to residents.

(d) Every person or corporation who shall willfully and continually violate the provisions of this chapter will be subject to a fine or not less than three hundred dollars ($300) nor more than three thousand dollars ($3,000) for each violation of this section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2009, ch. 189, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 290, § 1.)