IDAHO BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY ADMINISTRATORS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 7/15/2010

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Shirlie Meyer - Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Linda L. Simon

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Vicky Goettche

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dale Eaton

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:††† Pat Gooding

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BUREAU STAFF: ††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Roger Hales, Attorney

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cherie Simpson, Administrative Assistant

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist†††

 

OTHERS PRESENT:†††††††††††††††††††† Jamie Simpson, Dept. of Health and Welfare †††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kathi Brink,Administrator

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kris Ellis,IHCA/RCAL

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Timothy Pape, Applicant

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The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM MDT by Shirlie Meyer.

 

Ms. Simon moved to adopt the agenda. Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Ms. Simon moved to approve the minutes of April 15, 2010 with the amendment adding the election of Dale Eaton as Vice Chair.Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory reported the timeline for law changes to be submitted is August 1, 2010, and the rules are published the third week in August.

 

FINANCIALREPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report showing a positive balance of $8,933.48.

Mrs. Goettsche moved to accept the financial report.Ms. Simon seconded, motion carried.

 

The contract will be presented at the October meeting.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report:

 

I-RCA-2009-8C alleged that R withheld Cís medications and refused to return Cís

money and belongings after C left Rís facility.Investigation revealed that C was admitted to Rís facility after being released from a state hospital with a diagnosis of bipolar.Investigation also revealed that after approximately one year at the facility, C voluntarily committed himself to a local hospital.C did not return to the facility after release from the hospital, and R subsequently sent C a check for the balance of his account and delivered Cís property to a friend of C as directed by C.As to Cís claims regarding medication, the investigator obtained records from Cís health care provider showing that R promptly obtained medical care for C when needed.In addition, C submitted similar allegations to Health and Welfare, and a complaint investigation survey found that Cís allegations were unsubstantiated.C also filed a case in district court against R, and that case was dismissed in January 2010.Finally, the investigation was reviewed by a pro reviewer who stated that she ďwas unable to find any issue that is against State Rules and Regulations or against the Ethics.ĒIBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

Ms. Goettsche moved to authorize closure.Ms. Simon seconded, motion carried.

 

Ms. Peel presented the following continuing education consent orders:

 

RCA-2010-10-Ms. Simon moved to accept the Stipulation and Consent order and authorize the Chairman to sign on behalf of the Board.Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

RCA-2010-11 -Mr. Eaton moved to accept the Stipulation and Consent order and authorize the Chairman to sign on behalf of the Board.Ms. Simon seconded, motion carried.

 

RCA-2010-12 -Ms. Goettsche moved to accept the Stipulation and Consent order and authorize the Chairman to sign on behalf of the Board.Ms. Simon seconded, motion carried.

 

RCA-2010-13 -Ms. Meyer recused herself from this case and appointed Mr. Eaton to take the Chair.

 

Ms. Simon moved to accept the Stipulation and Consent order and authorize the Chairman to sign on behalf of the Board.Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

Ms. Meyer resumed as Chair.

 

Ms. Peel reported the Bureau will be using private counsel to work on the prosecution cases due to the Attorney Generalís Office not having the resources to timely handle cases.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

PROPOSED LAW CHANGES

 

A draft of the proposed law changes were presented to the Board for review.Discussion with Kris Ellis and Jamie Simpson was held on the proposed changes. Concerns talked about were: vulnerable adults; how the AIT program would be set up; if the test is failed there could be no more temporary permits; and the definition of what constitutes experience.It was determined that these and any other topics would be set by rule once the law has passed.

 

Mr. Eaton moved to accept the proposed legislation and have the Bureau proceed with submitting it to the Governorís Office.Ms. Simon seconded, motion carried.

 

Ms. Simon moved to forward the legislation removing the Board from PERSI to the Governorís Office.Ms. Goettsche seconded, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

The Board has copies of the AIT Training Program presented by Idaho Health Care Association/Idaho Center for Assisted Living for review.The Board will review this information and it will be discussed further at the next meeting.

 

Copies of the continuing education program ďThe Role & Responsibility of Assisted Living AdministratorsĒ presented by Kathi Brink were presented to the Board for review.This is the course that was taught by the Department of Health and Welfare.Due to budgetary constraints, the Department is unable to present the program.Mr. Eaton moved to approve the program for 5.5 hours of continuing education credit or one year.He said he would like to see the evaluation forms, a short report on what changes are made for the next year and if there were any problems or concerns with the program from June 30, 2010 to July 1, 2011.Ms. Simon seconded, motion carried.

 

RENEWAL FORM REVIEW

 

The current renewal form was reviewed by the Board, and no changes are necessary.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Ms. Simon moved that the Board enter executive session, under Idaho Code 67-2345(1)(d), to consider records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law.The purpose of the executive session will be to consider license application materials and continuing education review.Ms. Goettsche seconded.Votes:Ms. Goettsche, aye; Mr. Eaton, aye: Ms. Simon, aye; and Ms. Meyer, aye.Motion carried.

 

Mr. Eaton recused himself from the discussion with Mr. Pape.

 

Mr. Pape met with the Board to find what documentation is required to complete his application.

 

Ms. Simon moved to come out of executive session.Ms. Goettsche seconded.

Votes:Ms. Goettsche, aye; Ms. Simon, aye; and Ms. Meyer, aye.Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

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Ms. Simon moved to table the application for 901110968, and 90113151 until required information is received.†† Ms. Goettsche seconded, and it carried.

 

CE COURSES

 

Ms. Simon moved to approve the continuing education except for two files, which will be referred to investigations for not meeting the criteria.

 

Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

October 21, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Ms. Simon moved to adjourn the meeting at 11:55 a.m.Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

 

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Shirlie Meyer, Chair††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Linda L. Simon

 

 

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Dale Eaton†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Vicky Goettsche

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Pat Gooding†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief