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§ 131E‑231. Definitions.

As used in this Article,unless otherwise specified:

(1)        "Long‑termcare facility" means a nursing home as defined in G.S. 131E‑101(6)and an adult care home as defined in G.S. 131D‑2.1(3) or G.S. 131E‑101(4).

(2)        "Resident"means a person who has been admitted to a long‑term care facility.

(3)        "Respondent"means the person or entity holding a license pursuant to G.S. 131E‑102 orG.S. 131D‑2.4 or a person or entity operating a long‑term carefacility subject to licensure without a license.  (1993, c. 390, s. 1; 1995,c. 535, s. 26; 2008‑187, s. 38(b); 2009‑462, s. 4(l).)