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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-12.76: "Pediatric respite care facility" defined.

2. For purposes of this act, "pediatric respite care facility" means a facility licensed by the Department of Health that provides home-like care in a facility for two weeks or less of respite care, or as necessary for end-of-life care or as medically necessary for children up to age 21 with limited life expectancies or complex, life-limiting illnesses and support for their families, and employs an interdisciplinary team to assist in providing curative care treatment when possible, palliative care, and supportive services to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and economic needs of children and their families during illness, as well as during dying and bereavement if no cure is attained. A "pediatric respite care facility" shall also mean a pediatric long-term care facility licensed in accordance with N.J.A.C. 8:33H-1.5.

L.2013, c.267, s.2.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2014-03-06 15:09:15.

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