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Admission policies shall be as set forth in the regulations of the state department of health. In addition thereto, the following requirements shall apply:
(a) Physician's statement required prior to admission of patient. Every operator of a nursing home and care home shall obtain a statement from a licensed physician as to the health condition and medical and nursing needs of a patient before such patient is admitted. Such statement shall include evidence from a physician satisfactory to the county health officer that the patient is free from tuberculosis in a communicable state.
(b) Discretion to be exercised. Institutions shall exercise discretion to avoid admitting patients whose condition indicates the need for a type of service and care that is not available in the institution. (Mont. Co. Code 1965, § 89-45; Ord. No. 6-101; Res. No. 6-1684.)