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New Jersey Statutes Title 52. State Government, Departments and Officers 52 § 27D-191.1

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a. The Department of Human Services shall ensure that a person receiving services under the Congregate Housing Services Program including, but not limited to, meal preparation, housekeeping, shopping, laundry, linens change, companionship, and personal care, receives those services in a manner that promotes the dignity of and shows respect for the person.

b. A Congregate Housing Services Program shall make information related to its services available to the manager of a subsidized housing facility that has contracted with the State to provide a Congregate Housing Services Program.  The manager shall be responsible for the distribution and dissemination of the information to its residents and shall include in that information a statement that the services provided by the program shall be provided to:

(1) help meet the needs of a resident;

(2) foster the independence and individuality of a resident;

(3) treat a resident with respect, courtesy, consideration, and dignity;  and

(4) assure a resident the right to make choices with respect to services and lifestyle.

c. A Congregate Housing Services Program shall:

(1) advise a resident receiving congregate housing services, in writing, of the availability of information from the Division of Aging Services in the Department of Human Services about issues that may be of concern to a resident;  and

(2) make available, upon request, the qualifications of a counselor or other professional who is providing services to residents under the Congregate Housing Services Program.

Cite this article: - New Jersey Statutes Title 52. State Government, Departments and Officers 52 § 27D-191.1 - last updated February 19, 2021 |

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