DHS 134.60(6)(a) (a) Definition. In this subsection and in sub. (5), “time-out" means a procedure to improve a resident's behavior by removing positive reinforcement when the behavior is undesirable.
DHS 134.60(6)(b) (b) Plans. A written plan shall be developed for each resident participating in a behavior management program, including a resident placed in a physical restraint to modify behavior or for whom drugs are used to manage behavior. The plan shall be incorporated into the resident's IPP and shall include:
DHS 134.60(6)(b)1. 1. The behavioral objectives of the program;
DHS 134.60(6)(b)2. 2. The methods to be used;
DHS 134.60(6)(b)3. 3. The schedule for the use of each method;
DHS 134.60(6)(b)4. 4. The persons responsible for the program;
DHS 134.60(6)(b)5. 5. The data to be collected to assess progress toward the desired objectives; and
DHS 134.60(6)(b)6. 6. The methods for documenting the resident's progress and determining the effectiveness of the program.
DHS 134.60(6)(c) (c) Review and approval. The department shall review for approval every plan for a behavior management program before the program is started for the following:
DHS 134.60(6)(c)1. 1. Any unlocked time-out that exceeds one hour;
DHS 134.60(6)(c)2. 2. Any procedure considered unusual or intrusive, such as a procedure that would be considered painful or humiliating by most persons or a procedure involving the confinement of an ambulatory person by means of a physical restraint or specialized clothing; or
DHS 134.60(6)(c)3. 3. Any procedure that restricts or denies a resident right under subch. II.
DHS 134.60(6)(d) (d) Consent. A behavior management program may be conducted only with the written consent of the resident, the parents of a minor resident or the resident's guardian.
DHS 134.60(6)(e) (e) Duration. Time-out involving removal from a situation may not be used for longer than one hour and then only during the behavior management program and only in the presence of staff trained to implement the program.
DHS 134.60(7) (7)Conduct and control.
DHS 134.60(7)(a) (a) The facility shall have written policies and procedures for resident conduct and control that are available in each living unit and to parents and guardians.
DHS 134.60(7)(b) (b) When appropriate, residents shall be allowed to participate in formulating policies and procedures for resident conduct and control.
DHS 134.60(7)(c) (c) Corporal punishment of a resident is not permitted.
DHS 134.60(7)(d) (d) No resident may discipline another resident unless this is done as part of an organized self-government program conducted in accordance with written policy and is an integral part of an overall treatment program supervised by a licensed psychologist or physician.
DHS 134.60 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1988, No. 390, eff. 7-1-88; CR 04-053: r. (4) (a) 2. and 3. and (c), am. (4) (d) 2. and (5) (b) 1. Register October 2004 No. 586, eff. 11-1-04; correction in (4) (a) 1. made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register October 2007 No. 622; 2019 Wis. Act 1: am. (1) (a) 2., (2) (a) 1., 2., 3., 6. to 9., (3) (a) 2., (4) (e) Register May 2019 No. 761, eff. 6-1-19.
DHS 134.61 DHS 134.61Nursing services.
DHS 134.61(1)(1)Required services. All facilities shall provide residents with nursing services in accordance with the needs of the residents. These services shall include:
DHS 134.61(1)(a) (a) The development, review, and updating of an IPP as part of the interdisciplinary team process;
DHS 134.61(1)(b) (b) The development, with a physician, of a medical care plan of treatment for a resident when the physician has determined that the resident requires such a plan;
DHS 134.61(1)(c) (c) In facilities with residents who have been determined by the physician not to require a medical care plan, arrangements for a nurse to conduct health surveillance of each resident on a quarterly basis;
DHS 134.61(1)(d) (d) Based on the nurse's recorded findings, action by the nurse, including referral to a physician when necessary, to address the health problems of a resident; and
DHS 134.61(1)(e) (e) Implementation with other members of the interdisciplinary team of appropriate protective and preventive health measures, including training residents and staff as needed in appropriate personal health and hygiene measures.
DHS 134.61(2) (2)Nursing administration.
DHS 134.61(2)(a) (a) Health services supervision.
DHS 134.61(2)(a)1.1. A facility shall have a health services supervisor to supervise the facility's health services full-time on one shift a day, 7 days a week, for residents for whom a physician has ordered a medical care plan.
DHS 134.61(2)(a)2. 2. The health services supervisor required under subd. 1. shall be:
DHS 134.61(2)(a)2.a. a. A registered nurse; or
DHS 134.61(2)(a)2.b. b. A licensed practical nurse with consultation at regular intervals from a registered nurse under contract to the facility.
DHS 134.61(3) (3)Training.
DHS 134.61(3)(a) (a) A registered nurse shall participate as appropriate in the planning and implementation of training programs for facility personnel.
DHS 134.61(3)(b) (b) The facility shall train resident care personnel in:
DHS 134.61(3)(b)1. 1. Detecting signs of illness or dysfunction that warrant medical or nursing intervention;
DHS 134.61(3)(b)2. 2. Basic skills required to meet the health needs and problems of the residents; and
DHS 134.61(3)(b)3. 3. First aid for accidents and illnesses.
DHS 134.61 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1988, No. 390, eff. 7-1-88.
DHS 134.62 DHS 134.62Professional program services.
DHS 134.62(1)(1)Provision of services. All facilities shall have or arrange for professional program services staff to implement the active treatment program defined in a resident's individual program plan (IPP). Professional program staff shall work directly with the resident and with other staff who work with the resident in carrying out the goals and objectives stated in the resident's IPP.
DHS 134.62(2) (2)Qualifications of professional program staff.
DHS 134.62(2)(a)(a) Psychology staff. Psychological services shall be provided by a psychologist licensed under ch. 455, Stats.
DHS 134.62(2)(b) (b) Physical therapy staff. Physical therapy services shall be given or supervised by a registered physical therapist licensed under ss. 448.05 and 448.07, Stats.
DHS 134.62(2)(c) (c) Speech pathology and audiology staff. Speech and hearing therapy shall be given or supervised by a speech pathologist or audiologist who:
DHS 134.62(2)(c)1. 1. Meets the standards for a certificate of clinical competence granted by the American speech and hearing association; or
DHS 134.62(2)(c)2. 2. Meets the educational requirements and is in the process of acquiring the supervised experience required for certification under subd. 1.
DHS 134.62(2)(d) (d) Occupational therapy staff. Occupational therapy shall be given or supervised by a therapist who meets the standards for registration as an occupational therapist of the American occupational therapy association.
DHS 134.62(2)(e) (e) Recreation staff. Recreation shall be led or supervised by an individual who has a bachelor's degree in recreation or in a related specialty such as art, dance, music, physical education or recreation therapy.
DHS 134.62(2)(f) (f) Other professional program staff. Professional program services other than those under pars. (a) to (e) shall be provided by individuals who have at least a bachelor's degree in a human services field such as sociology, special education or rehabilitation counseling.
DHS 134.62 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1988, No. 390, eff. 7-1-88.
DHS 134.64 DHS 134.64Dietetic services.
DHS 134.64(1)(1)Services. Facilities shall provide or contract for dietetic services which meet the requirements of this section. Services shall include:
DHS 134.64(1)(a) (a) Planning menus that provide nutritionally adequate diets to all residents;
DHS 134.64(1)(b) (b) Initiating food orders;
DHS 134.64(1)(c) (c) Establishing and enforcing food specifications;
DHS 134.64(1)(d) (d) Storing and handling food;
DHS 134.64(1)(e) (e) Preparing and serving food;
DHS 134.64(1)(f) (f) Maintaining safe and sanitary conditions;
DHS 134.64(1)(g) (g) Orienting, training and supervising staff; and
DHS 134.64(1)(h) (h) Controlling food costs.
DHS 134.64 Note Note: For standards on safe and sanitary conditions, see s. DHS 190.09.
DHS 134.64(2) (2)Staff.
DHS 134.64(2)(a) (a) Numbers. A facility shall have enough capable staff to meet the food and nutrition needs of the residents. In small facilities the residents shall be encouraged to participate, under proper supervision, in planning, preparing and serving the food.
DHS 134.64(2)(b) (b) Supervision. Dietetic services shall be supervised by a full-time supervisor, except that an FDD with fewer than 50 residents may employ a part-time supervisor.
DHS 134.64(2)(c) (c) Qualifications. The dietetic services supervisor shall be either:
DHS 134.64(2)(c)1. 1. A dietitian; or
DHS 134.64(2)(c)2. 2. Shall receive necessary consultation from a dietition, and shall either:
DHS 134.64(2)(c)2.a. a. Hold an associate degree as a dietetic technician; or
DHS 134.64(2)(c)2.b. b. Have completed a course of study in food service supervision at a vocational, technical and adult education school, or an equivalent school or program, or presently be enrolled in a course of study in food service supervision.
DHS 134.64 Note Note: See s. DHS 134.47 (5) (c) 6. for required documentation of consultation from a dietitian.
DHS 134.64(3) (3)Staff health and personal hygiene. Food service staff and other staff who prepare and serve food shall be in good health and practice hygienic food-handling techniques.
DHS 134.64 Note Note: For inservice training requirements, see s. DHS 134.45.
DHS 134.64(4) (4)Menus.
DHS 134.64(4)(a) (a) General diets.
DHS 134.64(4)(a)1.1. Menus shall be planned and written at least 2 weeks in advance of their use, shall be different for the same days of each week and shall be adjusted for seasonal availability of foods.
DHS 134.64(4)(a)2. 2. The facility shall provide nourishing, well-balanced meals that are, to the extent medically possible, in accordance with the recommended dietary allowances of the food and nutrition board of the national research council, national academy of sciences, adjusted for age, sex, activity level and disability. See Appendix A of this chapter.
DHS 134.64 Note Note: For more information about nutritional needs of residents, write the Division of Quality Assurance, P.O. Box 2969, Madison, WI 53701-2969.
DHS 134.64(4)(a)3. 3. The facility shall make a reasonable adjustment to accommodate each resident's preferences, habits, customs, appetite and physical condition.
DHS 134.64(4)(a)4. 4. Food may not be denied to a resident in order to punish the resident unless the denial is a part of an approved, documented behavior management program under s. DHS 134.60 (6), and then only if a nutritionally adequate diet is maintained.
DHS 134.64(4)(a)5. 5. A variety of foods, including protein foods, fruits, vegetables, dairy products, breads and cereals, shall be provided.
DHS 134.64(4)(b) (b) Modified diets.
DHS 134.64(4)(b)1.1. Modified diets shall be prescribed by the attending physician. The attending physician may delegate to a licensed or certified dietitian the task of prescribing a resident's diet, including a modified diet, to the extent allowed by law. A modified diet shall be served consistent with that order. A dietitian shall participate in decisions about modified and special diets. A record of the order shall be kept on file.
DHS 134.64(4)(b)2. 2. The modified diet shall be reviewed by the physician and the dietitian on a regularly scheduled basis and adjusted as needed. Modifications may include changes in the type and texture of food.
DHS 134.64(5) (5)Meal service.
DHS 134.64(5)(a) (a) Schedule. The facility shall serve at least 3 meals daily at regular times comparable to normal meal times in the community. No more than 14 hours may elapse between a substantial evening meal and breakfast the following day, and not less than 10 hours may elapse between breakfast and the evening meal of the same day.
DHS 134.64(5)(b) (b) Table service. All meals shall be served in dining rooms unless otherwise required by a physician or by decision of the resident's interdisciplinary team. The facility shall provide table service in dining rooms for all residents who can and want to eat at a table, including residents in wheelchairs.
DHS 134.64(5)(c) (c) Developmental needs of residents. Dining areas shall be equipped with tables, chairs, eating utensils and dishes to meet the developmental needs of each resident.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.