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WEST VIRGINIA CODE

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CHAPTER 16. PUBLIC HEALTH.

ARTICLE 5E. REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF SERVICE PROVIDERS IN LEGALLY UNLICENSED HEALTH CARE HOMES.

§16-5E-1. Purpose.

It is the policy of this state to encourage the availability of appropriate noninstitutional surroundings for the elderly and for the care of persons in need limited and intermittent of nursing care or personal assistance. The registration of providers of services to such residents in unlicensed homes will help to identify where the services are available and to ensure that individuals in unlicensed homes are receiving care appropriate to their needs.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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