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Title
Reminder: Access and Visitation Rights in Long Term Care (LTC) Facilities
Memo #
13-42-NH
Fiscal Year
2013
Summary
•Interpretive Guidelines: This memorandum reviews current interpretive guidelines for F-Tag 172, reiterating resident rights surrounding access and visitation. •Facility Obligations: LTC facilities must ensure that all individuals seeking to visit a resident be given full and equal visitation privileges, consistent with resident preference and within reasonable restrictions that safeguard residents.