§ 35.01  ADMISSION POLICIES.
   (A)   No person, either eligible or ineligible to receive old age or blind assistance from the state, may be admitted to the County Home without the written consent of the Supervisor of the township of which the inmate was a resident at the time checks for payment of old age or blind assistance from the state were made.
   (B)   An applicant for admission to the County Home who is eligible for or is receiving either old age or blind assistance, shall not be deemed eligible for admission if the number of inmates receiving assistance from the state exceeds 40% of the total capacity of the Home.
      (1)   However, this limitation shall not be applicable to persons who are inmates of the Home; i.e., if an inmate is eligible for or becomes eligible to receive an old age or blind pension from the state, he or she shall be entitled to apply for and receive this aid without prejudice to his or her remaining as an inmate in the County Home.
      (2)   The County Board may from time to time, as changing conditions warrant, increase or decrease the authorized percentage of recipients of old age benefits and blind pensions.
   (C)   An applicant for admission to the County Home, who may be otherwise eligible, will not be admitted to the Home if he or she is bedridden, except in county homes being properly equipped for cases of that description.
   (D)   The County Board has adopted the following admission policy for noncounty residents.
      (1)   The total census of the nursing home is below 225, with no waiting list (for immediate placement) existing for county residents, and the noncounty resident at one time resided in the county and was a taxpayer for five years, (first preference).
      (2)   The total census is below 225, with no waiting list (for immediate placement) existing for county residents and an immediate family member (mother, father, daughter, son, sister or brother) of the noncounty resident is residing in the county and is a taxpayer.
(1980 Code, § 35.01)  (1946 pp. 282—283, adopted 11-  -1946)  (Sup. Rec. Bk. 223, pp. 293—294)  (Res. 85-39, passed 4-18-1985; Res. 11-34, passed 1-20-2011)
Statutory reference:
   County homes for the aged, see ILCS Ch. 55, Act 5, §§ 5-22001 et seq.