|(a) This section applies to all licensed agencies.
However, agencies certified by CMS to provide hospice services also
must comply with 42 CFR §418.78, Conditions of Participation--Volunteers.
(b) If an agency uses volunteers, the agency must use
volunteers in defined roles under the supervision of a designated
(1) A volunteer must meet the same requirements and
standards in this chapter that apply to agency employees performing
the same activities.
(2) An agency may use volunteers in administrative
and direct client care roles.
(3) Volunteers must document services provided to a
client and, if applicable, services provided to the client's family.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §558.248 adopted to be effective February 1, 2002, 26 TexReg 9159; amended to be effective October 1, 2013, 38 TexReg 6628; transferred effective May 1, 2019, as published in the April 12, 2019, issue of the Texas Register, 44 TexReg 1893; amended to be effective April 25, 2021, 46 TexReg 2427