Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.5
Rights of Nursing Home Patients

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.5-20

§ 23-17.5-20. Posting of law.

Every nursing home licensed pursuant to this title shall display a copy of the provisions of this chapter and related information in a conspicuous place in each nursing home. At a minimum the display must include the following:

(1) A summary of the major provisions of chapter 17.5 of this title.

(2) The address and telephone number of the division within the health department that will accept complaints or notice of violations of the sections in this chapter, the state ombudsman, and Medicaid fraud unit.

(3) Notice of availability and location of public records regarding the results of state and federal licensing and certification surveys of nursing homes.

History of Section.
P.L. 1978, ch. 235, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 265, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 115, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 182, § 1.