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65-3501. Definitions. As used in this act, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section:

(a) "Adult care home" means nursing facility, nursing facilities for mental health, intermediate care facilities for people with intellectual disability, assisted living facility licensed for more than 60 residents and residential health care facility licensed for more than 60 residents as defined by K.S.A. 39-923, and amendments thereto, or by the rules and regulations of the licensing agency adopted pursuant to such section for which a license is required under article 9 of chapter 39 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, except that the term "adult care home" shall not include a facility that is operated exclusively for the care and treatment of people with intellectual disability and is licensed for 16 or fewer beds.

(b) "Board" means the board of adult care home administrators established by K.S.A. 65-3506, and amendments thereto.

(c) "Administrator" means the individual directly responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the operation of an adult care home.

(d) "Person" means an individual and does not include the term firm, corporation, association, partnership, institution, public body, joint stock association or any group of individuals.

(e) "Sponsor" means entities approved by the board to provide continuing education programs or courses on an ongoing basis under this act and in accordance with any rules and regulations promulgated by the board in accordance with this act.

History: L. 1970, ch. 265, § 1; L. 1975, ch. 328, § 1; L. 1978, ch. 255, § 1; L. 1979, ch. 203, § 1; L. 1992, ch. 322, § 12; L. 1995, ch. 143, § 2; L. 1998, ch. 200, § 1; L. 2012, ch. 91, § 43; July 1.

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