For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions apply:
“Authority” means the Nevada-Sierra In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority.
“Consumer” means a person who is a current or past user of personal assistance services paid through public or private funds, and includes a recipient of assistance from IHSS.
“County” means the counties of Nevada and Sierra, both collectively and individually, as the context may require.
“Provider” means a person who provides authorized in-home supportive services to a recipient.
“Recipient” means a person eligible and authorized to receive in-home supportive services pursuant to Cal. Welf. & Inst. Code § 12300 , et seq.