Maine Revised Statutes

§6202. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1983, c. 545, §1 (NEW).]

1. Adult day care.  "Adult day care" means an ongoing program of health, social, maintenance and rehabilitative services available to persons needing this level of service, as determined by an assessment of their functional abilities and need for health and social services.
[ 1989, c. 347, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Adults with long-term care needs.  "Adults with long-term care needs" means adults who have physical or mental limitations which restrict their ability to carry out activities of daily living and impede their ability to live independently, or who are at risk of being placed, or who already have been placed in an institutional setting.
[ 1983, c. 545, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Agreement.  "Agreement" means a contract, grant or other method of payment.
[ 1983, c. 545, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Demonstrations. 
[ 1989, c. 347, §3 (RP) .]
4-A. Community-based program.  "Community-based program" means a program of adult day care offered outside of a long-term health care facility and which meets the licensing and program standards of the Department of Health and Human Services.
[ 1989, c. 347, §4 (NEW); 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV) .]
5. Department. 
[ 2011, c. 657, Pt. BB, §13 (RP) .]
6. In-home services. 
[ 1989, c. 347, §6 (RP) .]
6-A. Licensed adult day care program.  A "licensed adult day care program" means a program of adult day care which has been licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services according to section 8602.
[ 1989, c. 347, §7 (NEW); 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV) .]
7. Long-term health care facilities.  "Long-term health care facilities" means intermediate care and skilled nursing facilities and units, licensed pursuant to chapter 405.
[ 1983, c. 545, §1 (NEW) .]
8. Provider.  "Provider" means any facility or program which meets the licensing and program standards of the department.
[ 1989, c. 347, §8 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1983, c. 545, §1 (NEW). 1989, c. 347, §§2-8 (AMD). 1989, c. 878, §B19 (AMD). 2003, c. 689, §B6 (REV). 2011, c. 657, Pt. BB, §13 (AMD).