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WAC 246-335-758

Patient toilets and bathing facilities.

(1) Each patient toilet must adjoin the patient room and include:
(a) Bedpan flushing equipment if bedpan flushing equipment is not located in a soiled utility room;
(b) A handwash sink;
(c) Single service soap and towel dispensers;
(d) Slip resistant floor surfaces;
(e) A toilet paper holder;
(f) Backing to support mounting of all accessories; and
(g) Mirror and shelving or equivalent at each handwash sink.
(2) There must be at least one patient toilet in the hospice care center meeting the accessibility requirements in chapter 51-50 WAC for every four patient beds. A minimum of one patient toilet meeting the accessibility requirements is required for each hospice care center.
(3) Bathing facilities, which may be separate from patient toilet rooms, must include:
(a) Slip resistant floors;
(b) An adequate supply of hot water available at all times;
(c) A towel bar, hook, or ring;
(d) A robe hook; and
(e) Grab bars that are easily cleanable and resistant to corrosion.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.127.120 and 43.70.250. WSR 18-06-093, ยง 246-335-758, filed 3/6/18, effective 4/6/18.]
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