Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 59
Continuing Care Provider Registration and Disclosure

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-59-11

§ 23-59-11. Right of residents to organize — Meetings.

(a) Residents shall have the right of self-organization. No retaliatory conduct shall be permitted against any resident for membership or participation in a residents’ organization. The provider shall be required to provide to the organization a copy of all submissions to the department.

(b) The board of directors, its designated representative, or other such governing body of a continuing care facility shall hold meetings at least quarterly with the residents or representatives elected by the residents of the continuing care facility for the purpose of free discussion of issues relating to the facility. Such issues may include income, expenditures, and financial matters as they apply to the facility and proposed changes in policies, programs, facilities, and services. Residents shall be entitled to seven (7) days’ notice of each meeting.

History of Section.
P.L. 1987, ch. 101, § 1.