131D-19 Legislative intent
131D-20 Definitions
131D-21 Declaration of residents’ rights
131D-21.1 Peer review
131D-21.2 Quality assurance, medical, or peer review committees
131D-22 Transfer of management responsibilities
131D-23 No waiver of rights
131D-24 Notice to resident
131D-25 Implementation
131D-26 Enforcement and investigation
131D-27 Confidentiality
131D-28 Civil action
131D-29 Revocation of license
131D-31 Adult care home community advisory committees
131D-32 Functions of adult care home community advisory committees
131D-34 Penalties; remedies
131D-34.1 Report of death of resident

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 131D > Article 3

  • Abuse: means the willful or grossly negligent infliction of physical pain, injury or mental anguish, unreasonable confinement, or the willful or grossly negligent deprivation by the administrator or staff of an adult care home of services which are necessary to maintain mental and physical health. See North Carolina General Statutes 131D-20
  • Adult care home: is a n assisted living residence in which the housing management provides 24-hour scheduled and unscheduled personal care services to two or more residents, either directly or, for scheduled needs, through formal written agreement with licensed home care or hospice agencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 131D-20
  • Exploitation: means the illegal or improper use of an aged or disabled resident or his resources for another's profit or advantage. See North Carolina General Statutes 131D-20
  • Facility: means an adult care home licensed under G. See North Carolina General Statutes 131D-20
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • month: shall be construed to mean a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Neglect: means the failure to provide the services necessary to maintain the physical or mental health of a resident. See North Carolina General Statutes 131D-20
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Resident: means an aged or disabled person who has been admitted to a facility. See North Carolina General Statutes 131D-20
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941