Idaho State Board of Social Work Examiners
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

Minutes of November 10, 1999


ROLL CALL:              Ken Salzman, Chair

                                    Mary Curran

                                    Stephen Cummings


ALSO PRESENT:            Thomas Limbaugh, Bureau Chief

                                    Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                    Marilyn London, Secretary

                                    Willard Abbott, H & W Deputy Attorney General


The purpose of this conference call is to review and discuss Department of Health and Welfare rules governing Skilled Nursing/Intermediate Care Facilities. 

The Board noted that rules 152.03.a.i and 152.03.b., IDAPA 16.03.02, appear to conflict with 54-3214 and 54-3217 Idaho Code.  The Board determined that the services referenced in those rules fall within the practice of social work as defined in 54-3202.(2), Idaho Code. 

The Board unanimously recommended the following changes to rules: 


i.          Is a social worker licensed by the state of Idaho as a social worker or who received regular consultation from such a qualified social worker.


b.                  If the facility does not provide the services directly but arranges with an outside resource to provide the services, then the outside services must be provided by a licensed social worker and there shall be a facility staff member designated in writing as a liaison person who:

 The conference call adjourned at 4:20 p.m. on November 10, 1999.

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