(225 ILCS 65/80-5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
For the purposes of this Article only:
"Direct-care assignment" means an assignment as defined for staffing requirements as
direct care staff under 77 CFR 300.1230.
"Medication aide" means a person who has met the qualifications for licensure under
this Article who assists with medication administration while under the supervision of a
registered professional nurse (RN) in a long-term care facility.
"Qualified employer" means a long-term care facility licensed by the Department of Public
Health that meets the qualifications set forth in Section 80-10.
(Source: P.A. 98-990, eff. 8-18-14