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Haw. Rev. Stat. § 323D-2. Definitions: Health Planning and Resources Development and Health Care Cost Control — General Provisions – Hawaii

Status: Enacted
Year Enacted: 1975
Year Amended: 2017
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As used in this chapter:
“Applicant” means any person who applies for a certificate of need under part V.
“Assisted living facility” means a combination of housing, health care services, and personalized support services designed to respond to individual needs, and to promote choice, responsibility, independence, privacy, dignity, and individuality. In this context, “health care services” means the provision of services in an assisted living facility that assists the resident in achieving and maintaining the highest state of positive well-being (i.e., psychological, social, physical, and spiritual) and functional status. This may include nursing assessment and monitoring, and the delegation of nursing tasks by registered nurses pursuant to chapter 457, care management, monitoring, records management, arranging for, and/or coordinating health and social services.


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