RCFE Incident Reporting Requirements

RCFEs are responsible for reporting certain incidents to Community Care Licensing.  Regulation 87211 requires a written report be submitted for any of the following:

  • Death of any resident from any cause
  • Any serious injury
  • The use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Any incident which threatens the welfare, safety or health of any resident

Reports must be made according to the following timeframes:

  • The written report must be submitted within seven days.
  • Occurrences which threaten the health, safety, or welfare of residents, personnel, or visitors must be reported within 24 hours by telephone or fax.
  • Fires or explosions must be reported immediately to the local fire authority and no later than the next working day CCL.

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