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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 52CONTRACTING TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER DSERVICE DELIVERY
RULE §52.405Equipment Installation

(a) During an initial home visit, an installer must:

  (1) install and make an initial test of the equipment;

  (2) ensure that the equipment has an alternate power source in the event of a power failure;

  (3) install within limits set forth in manufacturers' installation instructions; and

  (4) if necessary:

    (A) purchase a telephone extension cord;

    (B) connect and run a telephone extension cord not to exceed 50 feet between the wall jack and the equipment; and

    (C) safely tack the telephone extension cord against the wall or floorboard to prevent a hazard to an individual.

(b) An installer is not required to:

  (1) adapt the physical environment in an individual's home to make it compatible with the equipment;

  (2) arrange or pay for relocation of the telephone; or

  (3) purchase or install electrical extension cords. An installer must not use an electrical extension cord when installing equipment.

(c) A provider must document a failure to install the equipment, including:

  (1) the reason for the delay;

  (2) the date the provider anticipates it will install the equipment or the specific reason the provider cannot anticipate a date; and

  (3) a description of the provider's ongoing efforts to install the equipment, if applicable.


Source Note: The provisions of this §52.405 adopted to be effective March 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1307

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