An Act authorizing the option of providing basic commons sense health services for residents of assisted

This legislation authorizes assisted living residences to exercise an option to provide an expanded set of basic health services to its residents: providing injections, such as Insulin; managing oxygen; application of drops or ointments; and/or changing a dressing and managing wound care.  Before permitting nurses to provide direct care for one or more of these services, the assisted living residence would have to apply for authorization to do so through the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.