Section 713-4.2 - General requirements

713-4.2 General requirements.

Nursing homes shall be designed to provide flexibility in order to meet the changing physical, medical and psychological needs of the residents. The facility design shall produce a supportive environment to enhance and extend quality of life for residents. The architectural design, through the organization of functional space, the specification of ergonomically appropriate and arranged furniture, equipment, details and finishes, shall eliminate as many barriers as possible to effective access and use by residents of all space, services, equipment and utilities appropriate for daily living.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
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