Minnesota Statutes, section 245A.02, subdivision 2a defines adult day care or family adult day services as follows:
Subd. 2a. Adult day care or family adult day services. “Adult day care,” “adult day services,” and “family adult day services mean a program operating less than 24 hours per day that provides functionally impaired adults with an individualized and coordinated set of services including health services, social services, and nutritional services that are directed at maintaining or improving the participants’ capabilities for self-care. Adult day care, adult day services, and family adult day services do not include programs where adults gather or congregate primarily for purposes of socialization, education, supervision, caregiver respite, religious expression, exercise, or nutritious meals.
Minnesota Statutes, section 245A.02, subdivision 7, defines functional impairment as follows:
Subd. 7. Functional impairment. For the purposes of adult day care, adult day services, family adult day services, or adult foster care, “functional impairment” means:
(1) a condition that is characterized by substantial difficulty in carrying out one or more of the essential major activities of daily living, such as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working; or
(2) a disorder of thought or mood that significantly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or ability to cope with the ordinary demands of life and that requires support to maintain independence in the community.