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WAC 388-101D-0565

What are the physical requirements for a group training home bedroom?

(1) The group training home must ensure each client's bedroom:
(a) Is a private room, unless the client requests to share a room;
(b) Has a window or door that provides natural light, is covered with a screen, and allows for emergency exit;
(c) Has a closet or wardrobe, which must not be considered part of the usable square footage;
(d) Has a locking door, unless the client's person-centered service plan indicates that it is unsafe for the client to have a locking door;
(e) Has direct, unrestricted access to common areas;
(f) Has adequate space for mobility aids, such as a wheelchair, walker, or lifting device; and
(g) Is at least eighty square feet of usable floor space for a single-occupancy room, one hundred and forty square feet for a double-occupancy room.
(2) For a group training home licensed as an adult family home January 1, 2019, a double bedroom must be at least one hundred and twenty square feet of usable floor space.
(3) Unless the client chooses to provide their own bed, the home must provide each client:
(a) A clean, comfortable bed that meets the client's needs; and
(b) A waterproof mattress cover if needed or requested by the client.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120, 71A.12.040 and 71A.22.010. WSR 18-23-101, ยง 388-101D-0565, filed 11/20/18, effective 1/1/19.]
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