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§ 10-901. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHuman ServicesEffective: June 1, 2010

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Department of Aging (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2010
MD Code, Human Services, § 10-901
§ 10-901. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Local long-term care ombudsman entity
(b) “Local long-term care ombudsman entity” means an entity designated by the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to assist in carrying out the duties of the Program.
Long-term care facility
(c) “Long-term care facility” means:
(1) a nursing facility, as defined in § 19-301 of the Health--General Article; or
(2) an assisted living program, as defined in § 19-1801 of the Health--General Article.
Office
(d) “Office” means the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman established under this subtitle.
Ombudsman
(e) “Ombudsman” means:
(1) the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman; and
(2) any individual, whether a paid employee or a volunteer, who is designated by the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman as an ombudsman.
Program
(f) “Program” means the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program established under this subtitle.
Resident
(g) “Resident” means a resident of a long-term care facility located in the State.
State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
(h) “State Long-Term Care Ombudsman” means the individual selected by the Secretary under § 10-903 of this subtitle.

Credits

Added by Acts 2010, c. 155, § 2, eff. June 1, 2010.
MD Code, Human Services, § 10-901, MD HUMAN SERV § 10-901
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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