Idaho State Board
Examiners of Residential Care Facility Administrators
Minutes of July 17, 2003
ROLL CALL: Present - Verlene Kaiser, Chair
ALSO PRESENT: Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief
John Kersey, Chief Investigator
The meeting was called to order at 9:09
a.m. by Chair, Verlene Kaiser.
Moved by Mr. Higbee that the minutes of May
15, 2003 meeting be approved as submitted.
Seconded by Ms. Springer, carried.
Ms. Jacobsen reported to the Board that the
June renewal is complete. Ms.
Jacobsen further reported that there has been a change in the legislative
process and that there will be no pre-filing of bills.
Bills will be submitted to the legislature the first week of the session.
The timeline has changed on submission of rules.
There are no new appointments at this time.
Ms. Jacobsen gave the financial
report from the report at the end of April.
A current financial report that covers through the end of the fiscal year
will be available to the Board on the web site.
Mr. Kersey gave the investigative report.
There have been no new complaints in 2004.
Ms. Springer moved to go into executive session for discussion on
potential litigation. Seconded by
Mr. Madsen, carried. Ms. Springer
moved that Board come out of executive session.
Seconded by Mr. Madsen, carried.
Complaint RCA-P3B-02B-03-2 was reviewed.
Moved by Ms. Springer that the Bureau be directed to negotiate a
stipulated agreement including: 1. 5
year suspension of license; 2. A
fine of $1000.00 and reimbursement of investigative costs; 3.
2 years probation with
conditions of having completed an educational program for licensure and pass a
test; 4. Notification to the Board
if licensee leaves the state. Seconded
by Mr. Higbee, carried.
Mr. Kersey distributed an investigative
report to the Board for review.
IDALA’s proposal was discussed for
legislation to change Facilities to the Bureau from Health and Welfare was
tabled until September 18, 2003.
Letter from Debra Ransom on how many
facilities licensed in Idaho was reviewed.
The Board asked that future agendas include
a specific time allotment for agenda items.
Ms. Springer had the latest rules and
regulations of Facility Standards from Health and Welfare for Administrators.
Discussion was held. A
meeting between Facility Standards, the Board, any other interested persons or
boards will be held September 18, 2003.
It was requested that Mr. Hales review the
“Standards of Practice”.
ACHCA has given the Board permission to use
the “ACHCA Code of Ethics”. It
was determined that the reference needs to be incorporated in the rules. It was determined that a violation of the code of ethics
shall be considered grounds for disciplinary action.
A change in the law to 54-4211 was discussed. 54-4205, functions and duties of the Board was discussed.
Moved by Mr. Higbee to incorporate by reference and rules as developed by
the Board. Seconded by Ms.
Temporary provisional permit was discussed.
To comply with the new law the temporary permit rule should be changed to
provisional permit and we will change six months to three months.
Moved by Ms. Meyer to accept the revisions to 402 as stated.
Seconded by Ms. Springer, carried.
Statute changes were discussed. 1. Standards of Practice; 2.
54-4211.2 enabling a licensed NHA to get an RCA license without an exam
is to be deleted; 3. CEU - 54-4209
law and 401 rule will be reviewed Moved
by Ms. Meyer to approve the proposed changes to 54-4211.2
. Seconded by Ms. Springer,
Discussion on Governors Conference was
held. It was determined that
courses were relevant to RCA and approved by the Board.
Ms. Meyer reported on her attendance at the
NAB meeting. She stated that it was
a wonderful experience, but it was hard work.
They had discussed the examinations be given on 3 levels.
Ms. Kaiser expressed her appreciation for
Ken Madsen’s term on the Board.
The Board asked that meeting notices be
e-mailed to the members of the Board 2 to 3 weeks in advance.
September 18th - 9 to 11
Executive session for discussion on legislation IDALA is proposing.
Break for lunch at 12:45 p.m.
Mr. Madsen was excused this afternoon and
Mr. Higbee left at 2:00 p.m.
Board business file was cleared with no
The Board asked that a letter be sent to
all licensees regarding the current continuing education laws and rules.
Who has automatic approval and how to gain pre-approval.
Four files were terminated.
Agenda item for next meeting will be CE
requirements and the percentage that will be audited.
Meeting adjourned at 3:15 p.m.
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