§ 87219. Planned Activities.
22 CA ADC § 87219BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
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Title 22. Social Security
Division 6. Licensing of Community Care Facilities
Chapter 8. Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE)
Article 4. Operating Requirements
22 CCR § 87219
§ 87219. Planned Activities.
(a) Residents shall be encouraged to maintain and develop their fullest potential for independent living through participation in planned activities. The activities made available shall include:
(1) Socialization, achieved through activities such as group discussion and conversation, recreation, arts, crafts, music, and care of pets.
(2) Daily living skills/activities which foster and maintain independent functioning.
(3) Leisure time activities cultivating personal interests and pursuits, and encouraging leisure-time activities with other residents.
(4) Physical activities such as games, sports and exercise which develop and maintain strength, coordination and range of motion.
(5) Education, achieved through special classes or activities.
(6) Provision for free time so residents may engage in activities of their own choosing.
(b) Residents served shall be encouraged to contribute to the planning, preparation, conduct, clean-up and critique of the planned activities.
(c) The licensee shall arrange for utilization of available community resources through contact with organizations and volunteers to promote resident participation in community-centered activities which may include:
(1) Attendance at the place of worship of the resident's choice.
(2) Service activities for the community.
(3) Community events such as concerts, tours and plays.
(4) Participation in community organized group activities, such as senior citizen groups, sports leagues and service clubs.
(d) In facilities licensed for seven (7) or more persons, notices of planned activities shall be posted in a central location readily accessible to residents, relatives, and representatives of placement and referral agencies. Copies shall be retained for at least six (6) months.
(e) In facilities licensed for sixteen (16) to forty-nine (49) persons, one staff member, designated by the administrator, shall have primary responsibility for the organization, conduct and evaluation of planned activities. This person shall have had at least six (6) month's experience in providing planned activities or have completed or be enrolled in an appropriate education or training program.
(f) In facilities licensed for fifty (50) persons or more, one staff member shall have full-time responsibility to organize, conduct and evaluate planned activities, and shall be given such staff assistance as necessary in order for all residents to participate in accordance with their interests and abilities. The program of activities shall be written, planned in advance, kept up-to-date, and made available to all residents. The responsible employee shall have had at least one year of experience in conducting group activities and be knowledgeable in evaluating resident needs, supervising other employees, and in training volunteers.
(1) An exception to this requirement may be made by the licensing agency upon the facility's presentation in writing of a satisfactory alternative plan.
(2) Where the facility can demonstrate that its residents are self-directed to the extent that they are able to plan, organize and conduct the facility's activity program themselves, this requirement may be reduced or waived by the licensing agency.
(g) Participation of volunteers in planned activities shall be encouraged, and such volunteers shall be under the direction and supervision of the employees responsible for the activity program.
(h) Facilities shall provide sufficient space to accommodate both indoor and outdoor activities. Activities shall be encouraged by provision of:
(1) A comfortable, appropriately furnished area such as a living room, available to all residents for their relaxation and for entertaining friends and relatives.
(2) Outdoor activity areas which are easily accessible to residents and protected from traffic. Gardens or yards shall be sufficient in size, comfortable, and appropriately equipped for outdoor use.
(i) Facilities shall provide sufficient equipment and supplies to meet the requirements of the activity program including access to daily newspapers, current magazines and a variety of reading materials. Special equipment and supplies necessary to accommodate physically handicapped persons or other persons with special needs shall be provided as appropriate.
(1) When not in use, recreational equipment and supplies shall be stored where they do not create a hazard to residents.
Note: Authority cited: Section 1569.30, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1569.1, 1569.2, 1569.31 and 1569.312, Health and Safety Code.
1. Change without regulatory effect renumbering section 87404 to section 87219 filed 11-17-88 (Register 88, No. 49). For prior history, see Registers 88, No. 34 and 87, No. 25.
2. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (c)(2) filed 3-10-92 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 92, No. 15).
3. Amendment filed 5-18-2000 as an emergency; operative 5-18-2000 (Register 2000, No. 20). Pursuant to Section 73 of Senate Bill 933, Chapter 311, Statutes of 1998 a Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-14-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Editorial correction of History 3 (Register 2000, No. 38).
5. Certificate of Compliance as to 5-18-2000 order, including further amendment of section, transmitted to OAL 11-14-2000 and filed 12-19-2000 (Register 2000, No. 51).
6. Amendment filed 7-14-2003 as an emergency; operative 7-16-2003 (Register 2003, No. 29). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-13-2003 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
7. Amendment refiled 11-12-2003 as an emergency; operative 11-12-2003 (Register 2003, No. 46). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-11-2004 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
8. Amendment refiled 3-11-2004 as an emergency; operative 3-11-2004 (Register 2004, No. 11). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-9-2004 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
9. Certificate of Compliance as to 3-11-2004 order, including further amendment of section, transmitted to OAL 7-9-2004 and filed 8-20-2004 (Register 2004, No. 34).
10. Amendment of subsection (f), new subsection (f)(1), subsection renumbering and amendment of Note filed 7-11-2006; operative 8-10-2006 (Register 2006, No. 28).
11. Change without regulatory effect renumbering former section 87219 to new section 87355 and renumbering renumbering former section 87579 to new section 87219, including amendment of Note, filed 3-5-2008 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2008, No. 10).
This database is current through 4/22/22 Register 2022, No. 16
22 CCR § 87219, 22 CA ADC § 87219
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