Section 713-3.14 - Administration and public areas

713-3.14 Administration and public areas. Administration and public areas shall include and comply with the following:
(a) A main entrance at grade level sheltered from the weather that can accommodate wheelchairs.
(b) A lobby, which shall include:
(1) a reception and information counter or desk;
(2) waiting space(s) with seating areas;
(3) public toilet facilities, which are wheelchair accessible;
(4) public telephone(s);
(5) drinking fountain(s); and
(6) a bulletin board.
(c) Interview space(s) for private interviews relating to social services, credit arrangements and admissions.
(d) General or individual office(s) for business transactions, medical and financial records, and administrative and professional staff. (e) A multi-purpose room for conferences, meetings and health education purposes, including facilities for showing visual aids.
(f) Storage for office equipment and supplies.
(g) An equipped clinical nurses aide training facility if the nursing home provides training support or a training program for nurses aides.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Doc Status: 
Complete