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Nursing Homes - Rules & Regulations

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Definition:  Wisconsin Statutes, Section 50.01(3). (exit DHS)

"Nursing home" means a place where 5 or more persons who are not related to the operator or administrator reside, receive care or treatment and, because of their mental or physical condition, require access to 24-hour nursing services, including limited nursing care, intermediate level nursing care and skilled nursing services. 

 [Exceptions follow -- see Wisconsin Statutes, Section 50.01(3)]

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Last Updated: August 13, 2014