Nursing Facility Policies and Procedures
1. Code Of Federal Regulations §483.12 (b)
The facility must develop and implement written policies and procedures that: (1)
Prohibit and prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and misappropriation
2. Code of Virginia §32.1-138
Article 2. Rights and Responsibilities of Patients in Nursing Homes
A. governing body of a nursing home facility … shall cause to be promulgated policies and procedures
B. policies and procedures regarding the rights and responsibilities of patients shall be posted
3. Virginia Administrative Code 12VAC5-371-140
The nursing facility shall implement written policies and procedures approved by the governing body.
Policies shall be made available for review, upon request, to residents and their designated representatives.
Administrative and operational