Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.7.1
Licensing of Nursing Service Agencies

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.7.1-10

§ 23-17.7.1-10. Regulations, inspections, and investigations.

The licensing agency shall, after a public hearing pursuant to chapter 35 of title 42, give notice, adopt, amend, promulgate, and enforce any rules and regulations and standards with respect to nursing service agencies to be licensed under this chapter that may be designed to further the accomplishment of the purposes of this chapter in promoting safe and adequate care of individuals receiving nursing and nursing assistant services, in the interest of public health, safety, and welfare. All licensed nursing service agencies shall be required to protect clients by insuring that all persons whom it employs receive training and/or competency evaluation pursuant to the provisions of §§ 23-17.9-3 and 23-17.7-11. The licensing agency shall make or cause to be made any inspections and investigations that it deems necessary including service records.

History of Section.
P.L. 2005, ch. 127, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 168, § 2.