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PDFWAC 246-337-126

Resident care room requirements.

The facility shall include rooms for individual and group therapy, medical examination when there is routine physical examination of residents, and medication storage if applicable, as described in this section.
(1) Therapy room(s). Therapy rooms for individual and group counseling must maintain visual and auditory confidentiality. The facility must have at least one room per twelve residents.
(2) Medical examination room. The examination room must be equipped with:
(a) An exam table with at least three feet of space on two sides and end of the table for staff access;
(b) An examination light;
(c) Storage units for medical supplies and equipment; and
(d) A handwashing sink.
(3) Medication storage. A room shall be provided with:
(a) Lockable storage;
(b) Refrigeration if needed for pharmaceuticals stored;
(c) Temperature and moisture control appropriate to pharmaceuticals;
(d) In new construction, provide a handwashing sink; and
(e) Appropriate lighting.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71.12.670. WSR 18-06-092, ยง 246-337-126, filed 3/6/18, effective 4/16/18.]
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