South Dakota Administrative Rules
67:40 - OFFICE OF ADULT SERVICES AND AGING
Chapter 67:40:19 - Home and community-based services.
67:40:19:01 - Definitions

67:40:19:01. Definitions. Terms used in this chapter mean:

(1) "Activities of daily living," tasks performed routinely by an individual to maintain physical functioning and personal care, including transferring, moving about, dressing, grooming, toileting, and eating;

(2) "Adult day service," the provision of regular care and supervision to adults away from their home for part of a 24-hour day;

(3) "Assistive device," an item used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities;

(4) "Community transportation services," transportation provided for individuals age 60 and older for medical appointments, shopping and banking, senior center activities, nutrition programs, adult day service programs, and other necessary errands;

(5) "Congregate nutrition service," meals provided to certain individuals in a group setting;

(6) "Economic resources," the individual's own resources together with other types of assistance, financial or otherwise, which are available to an individual and would help maintain the individual in the individual's own home;

(7) "Health status," the individual's medical condition based on a diagnosis of the individual's existing illnesses or disabilities, the medical care and medication needed in response to the diagnosis, and an assessment of the individual's ability to perform daily tasks;

(8) "Home," the individual's residence which may not include a hospital, penal institution, detention center, school, nursing facility, assisted living facility, intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities, or an institution that treats individuals who have mental diseases;

(9) "Home environment," the individual's dwelling unit, building, or house and its furnishings and the neighborhood in which the individual resides;

(10) "Homemaker service," the performance of nonmedical household tasks designed to allow an individual who needs assistance performing household tasks to remain in the individual's home. Homemaker services may include cleaning identified household areas, preparing light meals, shopping for essential items, washing dishes, dusting, floor care, or laundry;

(11) "In-home service," a service provided in the home which may include respite care, homemaker service, maintenance nursing, personal care services, meals and nutritional supplements, or providing a personal emergency response system, telehealth services, assistive devices, medical supplies, or medical equipment;

(12) "Instrumental activities of daily living," activities that reflect an individual's ability to live independently, including managing money, use of transportation, shopping, housekeeping, and preparing meals;

(13) "Maintenance nursing," periodic evaluation and counseling by a licensed nurse to promote and maintain the individual's optimal health. Maintenance nursing may include injections, monitoring and setting up medications, physical assessments, monitoring patient status, foot care, drawing blood, changing dressing, and health education;

(14) "Meals and nutritional supplements," nutrition meals or nutritional supplements that enhance an individual's diet;

(15) "Medical equipment," equipment needed to assist an individual in living safely at home;

(16) "Medical supplies," expendable or reusable supplies related to the needs of incontinence, diabetes, or wound care;

(17) "Personal care services," personal hygiene tasks provided according to a recipient's case service plan and provided by an individual who is qualified to provide the services;

(18) "Personal emergency response system," an electronic device that enables individuals to secure help in an emergency;

(19) "Respite care," temporary substitute supports or living arrangements for an individual that provide a period of relief to the primary caregiver on an intermittent, occasional, or emergency basis;

(20) "Social resources," support or assistance available to an individual from the individual's family, friends, neighbors, or community organizations such as churches, civic groups, or senior centers, or other agencies providing services to residents of the community; and

(21) "Telehealth services," a home based health monitoring system used to collect and transmit an individual's clinical data for monitoring and interpretation.



Source: 40 SDR 122, effective January 7, 2014.

General Authority: SDCL 28-1-45.

Law Implemented: SDCL 28-1-44.

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