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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Nursing Home Care Act is amended by changing
Section 2-106a as follows:
(210 ILCS 45/2-106a)
Resident identification wristlet.
identification wristlet may be employed for any resident upon a
physician's order, which shall document the need for the
identification wristlet in the resident's clinical record. A
facility may require a resident residing in an Alzheimer's
disease unit with a history of wandering to wear an
identification wristlet, unless the resident's guardian or
power of attorney directs that the wristlet be removed. All
identification wristlets shall include, at a
wristlets shall be employed except as ordered by
a physician who documents the
need for such mandatory
identification in the resident's clinical record. When
identification bracelets are required, they must identify
and the name, telephone number, and address of
the facility issuing the identification wristlet.
(Source: P.A. 97-861, eff. 7-30-12.)