Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.4
Assisted Living Residence Licensing Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.4-11

§ 23-17.4-11. Accessibility to assisted living residences and residents.

Access to an assisted living residences for adults and its residents by individuals other than relatives and friends of the residents shall be permitted at reasonable hours by duly authorized agents of state and municipal agencies other than the licensing agency and the division of fire safety, private or public institutions, organizations, associations, or any other service agencies whose purpose includes discharging legally authorized responsibilities or rendering volunteer assistance or service to residents with respect to personal, social, legal, religious services, or such other as civil and human rights. Access shall not substantially disrupt the operation of the facility. Anyone entering the facility shall produce appropriate identification prior to being granted permission to enter the premises. Entering a resident’s room and visitation privileges with residents by these persons shall be subject to the provisions of § 23-17.4-16 and the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 1981, ch. 212, § 2; P.L. 1981, ch. 226, § 2; P.L. 1991, ch. 240, § 2; P.L. 2002, ch. 157, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 158, § 1.