§ 42-1-1 By petition to district court — Contents
§ 42-1-2 Notice of hearing — Order of change
§ 42-1-3 Effect of proceedings

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 42 > Chapter 1

  • Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Assisted living facility: means :
    (i) a type I assisted living facility, which is a residential facility that provides assistance with activities of daily living and social care to two or more residents who:
    (A) require protected living arrangements; and
    (B) are capable of achieving mobility sufficient to exit the facility without the assistance of another person; and
    (ii) a type II assisted living facility, which is a residential facility with a home-like setting that provides an array of coordinated supportive personal and health care services available 24 hours per day to residents who have been assessed under department rule to need any of these services. See Utah Code 26-21-2
  • Clearance: means approval by the department under Section 26-21-203 for an individual to have direct patient access. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Covered body: means a covered provider, covered contractor, or covered employer. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Covered contractor: means a person that supplies covered individuals, by contract, to a covered employer or covered provider. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Covered employer: means an individual who:
    (a) engages a covered individual to provide services in a private residence to:
    (i) an aged individual, as defined by department rule; or
    (ii) a disabled individual, as defined by department rule;
    (b) is not a covered provider; and
    (c) is not a licensed health care facility within the state. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Covered provider: means :
    (a) an end stage renal disease facility;
    (b) a long-term care hospital;
    (c) a nursing care facility;
    (d) a small health care facility;
    (e) an assisted living facility;
    (f) a hospice;
    (g) a home health agency; or
    (h) a personal care agency. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Department: means the Department of Health created in Section 26-1-4. See Utah Code 26-1-2
  • Direct patient access: means for an individual to be in a position where the individual could, in relation to a patient or resident of the covered body who engages the individual:
    (a) cause physical or mental harm;
    (b) commit theft; or
    (c) view medical or financial records. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • End stage renal disease facility: means a facility which furnishes staff-assisted kidney dialysis services, self-dialysis services, or home-dialysis services on an outpatient basis. See Utah Code 26-21-2
  • Engage: means to obtain one's services:
    (a) by employment;
    (b) by contract;
    (c) as a volunteer; or
    (d) by other arrangement. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Health care facility: means general acute hospitals, specialty hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, nursing care facilities, residential-assisted living facilities, birthing centers, ambulatory surgical facilities, small health care facilities, abortion clinics, facilities owned or operated by health maintenance organizations, end stage renal disease facilities, and any other health care facility which the committee designates by rule. See Utah Code 26-21-2
  • Home health agency: means an agency, organization, or facility or a subdivision of an agency, organization, or facility which employs two or more direct care staff persons who provide licensed nursing services, therapeutic services of physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, medical social services, or home health aide services on a visiting basis. See Utah Code 26-21-2
  • Hospice: means a program of care for the terminally ill and their families which occurs in a home or in a health care facility and which provides medical, palliative, psychological, spiritual, and supportive care and treatment. See Utah Code 26-21-2
  • Nursing care facility: means a health care facility, other than a general acute or specialty hospital, constructed, licensed, and operated to provide patient living accommodations, 24-hour staff availability, and at least two of the following patient services:
    (a) a selection of patient care services, under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse, ranging from continuous medical, skilled nursing, psychological, or other professional therapies to intermittent health-related or paraprofessional personal care services;
    (b) a structured, supportive social living environment based on a professionally designed and supervised treatment plan, oriented to the individual's habilitation or rehabilitation needs; or
    (c) a supervised living environment that provides support, training, or assistance with individual activities of daily living. See Utah Code 26-21-2
  • Patient: means an individual who receives health care services from one of the following covered providers:
    (a) an end stage renal disease facility;
    (b) a long-term care hospital;
    (c) a hospice;
    (d) a home health agency; or
    (e) a personal care agency. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, or joint stock association, and the legal successor thereof. See Utah Code 26-21-2
  • Personal care agency: means a health care facility defined by department rule. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Resident: means an individual who receives health care services from one of the following covered providers:
    (a) a nursing care facility;
    (b) a small health care facility;
    (c) an assisted living facility; or
    (d) a hospice that provides living quarters as part of its services. See Utah Code 26-21-201
  • Small health care facility: means a four to 16 bed facility that provides licensed health care programs and services to residents. See Utah Code 26-21-2
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Volunteer: means an individual, as defined by department rule, who provides services without pay or other compensation. See Utah Code 26-21-201
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