(a) Not less than 30 days prior to the expiration date of any residential care facility for the elderly license, the department shall transmit a copy to the state ombudsman in the Department of Aging as well as the local ombudsman, if one exists, of all notices sent to the facility by the department during the term of the current license as a result of a substantiated complaint regarding a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter relating to resident abuse and neglect, food, sanitation, incidental medical care, and residential supervision. During that one-year period the copy of the notices transmitted and the proof of the transmittal shall be open for public inspection.
(b) The department shall provide the names and addresses of the state ombudsman in the Department of Aging and, where applicable, the local ombudsman, to each residential care facility for the elderly.
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