Required Postings

Adult day care

Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 98, Adult Day Care and Day Activity and Health Services Requirements

98.61(e) A facility must prominently and conspicuously post for display in a public area of the facility that is readily available to clients, employees and visitors:

98.62 (h) Menus

(1) Menus must be planned at least two weeks in advance, dated, maintained on file and posted in the facility. Meals must be served according to approved menus.

98.42(c) Personal Safety

(1) Fire Safety
(G) Smoking regulations must be established and enforced by the facility and conspicuously posted in the facility.
(ii) The facility must prohibit smoking in any room, ward, or compartment where flammable liquids, combustible gas, or oxygen are used or stored and in any other hazardous location. The facility must post a "No Smoking" sign in these areas.

TAC, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 229, Subchapter K, Texas Food Establishments

229.173
(a) Purpose. The purpose of this section is to establish the requirements for signs depicting the Heimlich Maneuver for dislodging an obstruction from a choking person.
(b) Placement. All food establishments at which space for eating is designed or designated shall post the sign in a place conspicuous to employees or customers.
(c) Specifications. The sign shall meet the following requirements:

(1) the sign shall be printed on white paper and shall be no smaller than 11 inches wide by 17 inches long;
(2) the sign shall be printed in English and Spanish and in at least two conspicuous contrasting colors. Major title and figure blocks shall be in contrasting color to remaining copy blocks;
(3) major headings shall be a minimum Bengeat Bold 72 point or equivalent;
(4) subheadings shall be a minimum Bengeat Bold Italic 60 point or equivalent;
(5) remaining subheadings shall be a minimum Bengeat Bold 24 point or equivalent; and
(6) body copy shall be Helios Bold 14 point or equivalent.

Assisted Living Facilities

TAC, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 92, Subchapter G, Miscellaneous Provisions

(1) the license issued under this chapter;

(2) a sign prescribed by the department that specifies strong>complaint procedures established under these rules and specifies how complaints may be filed with the department; (Call 512-438-2633 or emailrs.recordsmgmt@dads.state.tx.us to request posting)

(3) a sign in a public area of the facility stating: "CASES OF SUSPECTED ABUSE,NEGLECT, OR EXPLOITATION SHALL BE REPORTED TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-458-9858." (Each facility is responsible for developing and posting this sign)

(4) a notice in the form prescribed by the department stating that inspection and related reports are available at the facility for public inspection and providing the department's toll-free telephone number that may be used to obtain information concerning the facility;

(5) a copy of the most recent inspection report relating to the facility;

(6) Resident Bill of Rights;

(7) Provider Bill of Rights;

(8) the telephone number of the Office of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman; and

(9) the facility's normal 24-hour staffing patterns.
G 92.127(f)(1) AEM Authorized electronic monitoring
C 92.51 (2) (c)(d)(e) postings required for an Alzheimer's unit
D 92.62 (c) (4) Emergency evacuation floor plan
D 92.62 (i)(7) strong>Emergency telephone access and numbers (including poison control)

TAC, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 229, Subchapter K, Texas Food Establishments

229.173
(a) Purpose. The purpose of this section is to establish the requirements for signs depicting the Heimlich Maneuver for dislodging an obstruction from a choking person.
(b) Placement. All food establishments at which space for eating is designed or designated shall post the sign in a place conspicuous to employees or customers.
(c) Specifications. The sign shall meet the following requirements:

(1) the sign shall be printed on white paper and shall be no smaller than 11 inches wide by 17 inches long;—?
(2) the sign shall be printed in English and Spanish and in at least two conspicuous contrasting colors. Major title and figure blocks shall be in contrasting color to remaining copy blocks;
(3) major headings shall be a minimum Bengeat Bold 72 point or equivalent;
(4) subheadings shall be a minimum Bengeat Bold Italic 60 point or equivalent;
(5) remaining subheadings shall be a minimum Bengeat Bold 24 point or equivalent; and
(6) body copy shall be Helios Bold 14 point or equivalent.

Nursing Facilities

F156

483.10(b)(7)-(iii) A posting of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all pertinent State client advocacy groups such as the State surveyor and certification agency, the State Ombudsman Program, the protection and advocacy network and the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (1-800-436-6184); and

TAC 19.403(m)(5) 483.10(b)(10) — The facility must prominently display in the facility written information, and provide to residents and applicants for admission oral and written information about how to apply for and use Medicare and Medicaid benefits, and how to Receive refunds for previous payments covered by such benefits.

F356

See N1484 TAC 19.192(e)(12) 483.30(e)(1) Data requirements. The facility must post the following information on a daily basis:

N1478

TAC 19.1921(e) (1) Facility License

N1479

TAC 19.1921(e) (2) The Complaint Sign with DADS phone number by which a resident, employee, or visitor can make a complaint.

N1480

TAC 19.1921(e) (3) Availability of Inspection Reports.

F167

483.10(g)(1) Most recent Inspection Reports.

N860

TAC 19.409(1) The Resident has the right to: (1) Examine the results of the most recent survey of the facility conducted by federal or state surveyors and any plan of correction in effect with respect to the facility. The facility must make the results available for examination in a place readily accessible to residents, and must post a notice of their availability.

N1481

TAC 19.1921(e) (4) A concise summary prepared by DADS of the most recent inspection report; {3630}.

N1483

TAC 19.1921(e) (5) A NOTICE OF dads toll-free number — 1-800-458-9858 to request summary reports relating to the quality of care, recent investigations, litigation or other aspects of the operation of the facility that are available to the public.

TAC 19.1921(e) (6) A notice that DADS can provide information about the nursing facility administrator at 512-438-2015;

N1484

TAC 19.1921(e) (7) If a facility has been ordered to suspend admissions , a notice of the suspension which must be posted also on all doors providing public ingress to and egress from the facility.

N767

TAC 19.401(d)—— (d) The Statement of Resident Rights must be posted in accordance with 19.1921 of this title (relating to General Requirements for a Nursing Facility)

N1485

TAC 19.1921(e) (8) The statement of Resident Rights provided in 19.401 of this Chapter (relating to introduction) and any additional facility requirements involving resident rights and responsibilities;

N1486

TAC 19.1921(e) (9) A notice that employees, other staff, residents, volunteers, and family members and guardians of residents are protected from discrimination or retaliation as provided by the Health and Safety Code, 242.133 and 242.1335; and that the facility has available for public inspection a copy of the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242, Subchapter E;

N1487

TAC 19.1921(e) (10) For a facility that advertises, markets, or otherwise promotes that it provides services to residents with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, a disclosure statement describing the nature of it's care or treatment of resident with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in accordance with 19.204(B)(4) of this chapter (relating to Application Requirements).

N1488

TAC 19.1921(e) (11) At each entrance to the facility, a sign that states that a person may not enter the premises with a concealed handgun and that complies with Government Code 411.204 and;

N1489

TAC 19.1921(e) (12) Daily for each shift, the current number of licensed and unlicensed nursing staff directly responsible for resident care in the facility. In addition, the nursing facility must make the information required to be posted available to the public upon request.

N917

TAC 19. 422(g) Authorized Electronic Monitoring Sign; All facilities, regardless of whether AEM is being conducted, must post an 8 inch by 11-inch notice at the main entrance. The notice must be entitled "Electronic Monitoring" and must state, in large easy to read type, "The rooms of some residents may be monitored electronically by or on behalf of the residents. Monitoring may not be open and obvious in all cases."

N785

TAC 19.403 (d) The facility must post a copy of the documents specified in subsections (a)-(b) of this section in a conspicuous location.

N795

TAC 19.403 (j) The facility must provide a written description of the resident's legal rights which include:

TFER

229.173 Posting of the Heimlich Maneuver/Choking procedures in dining areas.

  1. the license issued under this chapter;
  2. a sign prescribed by DADS that describes complaint procedures and specifies how complaints may be filed with DADS;
  3. a notice in the form prescribed by DADS stating that inspection and related reports are available at the facility for public inspection and providing DADS' toll-free telephone number that may be used to obtain information concerning the facility;br />
  4. a copy of the most recent inspection report relating to the facility;br />
  5. a brochure or letter that outlines the facility's hours of operation, holidays and a description of activities offered; and
  6. emergency telephone numbers, including the abuse hotline telephone number, near all telephones.
    1. Facility Name
    2. The current date
    3. The total number of actual hours worked by the following categories of licenses and unlicensed nursing staff directly responsible to resident care per shift; vocational nurses (as defined under State law).
      1. Registered Nurses
      2. Licensed practical nurses or licensed
      3. Certified Nurse Aidses.
    4. Resident Census
      1. 483.30(e)(2) - Posting Requirements. (i) The facility must post the nurse staffing data. Specified in paragraph (e)(1) of this section on a daily basis at the beginning of each shift.
    1. The facility must inform the resident, the resident's next of kin or guardian, both orally and in writing, in a language that the resident understands, of the resident's rights and all rules and regulations governing resident conduct and responsibilities during the stay in the facility. This notification must be made prior to or upon admission and during the resident's stay if changed.
    2. The facility must also inform the resident, upon admission and during the stay, in a language the resident understand of the following:
    3. Facility admission policies;
    4. A description of the protection of personal funds as described in 19.404 of this subchapter (relating to Protection of Resident Funds);
    5. (3) the Human Resources Code, Title 6, Chapter 102; or a written list of the rights and responsibilities contained in the Human Resources Code, Title 6, Chapter 102 and;
    6. A written description of the services available through the DADS Office of the State Long Term Care ombudsman. This information must be made available to each facility by the Ombudsman program. Facilities are responsible for reproducing this information and making it available to residents, their families and legal representatives, and;
    7. A written statement to the resident, the resident's next of kin, or guardian describing the facility's policy for:
    8. The drug testing of employees who have direct contact with residents; and
    9. The criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment: and
    10. DADS' Rules and the facility's policies related to the use of restraints and involuntary seclusion. This information must also be given to the resident's legally authorized representative. If the resident has one.
      1. a posting of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all pertinent State client advocacy groups such as DADS, the State Ombudsman program, and advocacy network, and, in Medicaid-certified facilities, the Medicaid fraud unit