Register May 2019 No. 761
Chapter DHS 132
Subchapter I — General
Certification for medical assistance.
Quality assurance and improvement projects.
Subchapter II — Enforcement
Waivers and variances.
Subchapter III — Residents' Rights and Protections
Rights of residents.
Housing residents in locked units.
Subchapter IV — Management
Quality assessment and assurance.
Subchapter V — Admissions, Retentions and Removals
Limitations on admissions and programs.
Procedures for admission.
Transfers and discharges.
Transfer within the facility.
Subchapter VI — Services
Special requirements for facilities serving persons who are developmentally disabled.
Special requirements when persons are admitted for short-term care.
Subchapter VII — Physical Environment
Furniture, equipment and supplies.
Subchapter VIII — Life Safety, Design and Construction
Scope and definitions.
Review for compliance with this chapter and the state building code.
Fees for plan reviews.
Life safety code.
Safety and systems.
Ch. DHS 132 Note
Chapter H 32 as it existed on July 31, 1982 was repealed and a new chapter HFS 132 was created effective August 1, 1982.
Chapter HSS 132 was renumbered chapter HFS 132 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 6. and 7., Stats., Register, December, 1996, No. 492
. Chapter HFS 132 was renumbered chapter DHS 132 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637
DHS 132.11 History
Cr. Register, July, 1982, No. 319
, eff. 8-1-82; CR 06-053
: am. Register August 2007 No. 620
, eff. 9-1-07.
DHS 132.12 Scope.
All nursing homes licensed under s. 50.03
, Stats., are subject to all the provisions of this chapter, except for those provisions that apply only to particular licensure categories, and except for those nursing homes regulated by ch. DHS 134
. Nursing homes include those owned and operated by the state, counties, municipalities, or other public bodies. Nursing homes are also subject to the provisions in ch. 50
, Stats., and chs. SPS 361
, except s. SPS 361.31 (3)
. Federally certified nursing homes are also subject to the provisions contained in 42 CFR 483
DHS 132.13 Definitions.
In this chapter:
“Advanced practice nurse prescriber" means a person who has been granted a certificate to issue prescription orders under s. 441.16 (2)
“Authorized prescriber" means a person licensed in this state to prescribe medications, treatments or rehabilitative therapies, or licensed in another state and recognized by this state as a person authorized to prescribe medications, treatments or rehabilitative therapies.