PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
ELDERLY AND ADULT SERVICES
In this subdivision:
I. "Homemaker" means a carefully trained, supervised person who works as a member of a team composed of professional and allied workers providing health and social services.
II. "Provider agency" means:
(a) Homemaker service agency;
(b) Homemaker program of a family or child welfare service;
(c) An organization serving the aged;
(d) A visiting nurse association; or
(e) Any similar profit or nonprofit organization.
III. "Qualified" means that the provider of the service has been monitored and evaluated as meeting the basic standards set by the department.
IV. "Supervision" means the initial assessment and reassessment of individual or family needs to determine the appropriate kinds of service and the direction given to the homemaker by a nurse, social worker, or other member of the professional team responsible for determining and carrying out the plan of care.
Source. 1989, 7:1. 1995, 310:175, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.