1) Section 22000(b) Participant Rights
The above section states, in part, “Each participant shall review, sign, and be provided at admission a copy of the participant’s rights specified in 1 through 7.”
The provider was deficient in meeting the above standard because the participant rights form did not include all of the rights specified in 1. through 7.
Note: The form did not include the correct Department name and contact information.
2) Section 24000 Confidentiality
The above section states, in part, “Programs shall assure confidentiality of the participant files and information in accordance with Title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 2.”
The provider was deficient in meeting the above standard because the participant files were in an unlocked file cabinet.
3) Section 19015(b)(2) Health Screening and Tuberculosis Requirements
The above section states, in part, 2) Staff and volunteers with a known record of tuberculosis or record of positive testing shall not be roquire to obtain a tuberculosis skin test the staff or volunteer shall be required to obtain a physician’s statement ( that he/she does not have room communicable tuberculosis and has been under regular care and monitoring for tuberculosis.
The provider was deficient in meeting the above standard because the personnel file did not contain an annual physicians statement attesting that the employee does not have communicable tuberculosis.