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WAC 246-335-746

Utility rooms.

(1) A hospice care center applicant or licensee must provide a clean utility room with no direct connection to soiled utility services, including:
(a) Sufficient clean storage and handling area(s);
(b) Closed storage for clean and sterile supplies and equipment;
(c) A work surface;
(d) A handwash sink;
(e) Soap and towel dispenser; and
(f) A self-closing door.
(2) The hospice care center must provide a soiled utility room on each floor of the center with no direct connection to clean utility services, including:
(a) A clinic service sink, siphon jet or equivalent with bedpan flushing attachment unless bedpan flushing devices are furnished in all patient toilets;
(b) A counter top, two-compartment sink, and gooseneck spout or equivalent;
(c) Storage for cleaning supplies and equipment;
(d) Soap and towel dispenser;
(e) Locked storage for chemicals; and
(f) A self-closing door.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.127.120 and 43.70.250. WSR 18-06-093, ยง 246-335-746, filed 3/6/18, effective 4/6/18.]
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