ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
HEALTH CARE FINANCE AND POLICY
Definitions for Secs. 28 to 33 relating to personal care attendant quality home care workforce council
[ Text of section effective until November 4, 2012. Repealed by 2012, 224, Sec. 132.]
Section 28. As used in sections 28 to 33, inclusive, the following words shall, unless the context requires otherwise, have the following meanings:--
"PCA quality home care workforce council'', "workforce council'' or "the council'', the Personal Care Attendant quality home care workforce council established under section 29.
"Consumer,'' a person to whom a personal care attendant provides personal care services.
"Personal care attendant,'' a person, including a personal aide, who has been selected by a consumer or the consumer's surrogate to provide personal care services to persons with disabilities or seniors under the MassHealth personal care attendant program or any successor program.
"Surrogate'' means the consumer's legal guardian or person identified in a written agreement with the consumer as responsible for hiring, directing and firing on behalf of the consumer.