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28 Pa. Code § 205.20. Resident bedrooms.

§ 205.20. Resident bedrooms.

 (a)  A bed for a resident shall be placed only in a bedroom approved by the Department.

 (b)  The maximum number of residents who may be accommodated in the facility shall be indicated on the license.

 (c)  The number of resident bedrooms and the number of beds in a room may not exceed the maximum number approved by the Department.

 (d)  Single bed bedrooms shall provide minimum room area clearance, in addition to the area of closets, vestibule, wardrobes and toilet rooms, of 100 square feet.

 (e)  Single resident bedrooms in facilities licensed prior to January 1975, shall contain at least 80 square feet of space.

 (f)  A multibed bedroom shall provide minimum room area clearances, in addition to the area of closets, vestibule, wardrobes and toilet rooms of 80 square feet per bed.

 (g)  In facilities licensed prior to January 1975, resident multibed bedrooms shall have at least 65 square feet of space per resident.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  205.20 amended under section 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P. S. §  448.803); and section 2102(g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  532(g)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  205.20 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (242513) to (242515).



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