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WAC 388-107-0890

Outdoor recreation space and walkways.

(1) The enhanced services facility must provide a safe, protected outdoor area for resident use.
(2) The facility must ensure the outdoor area:
(a) Has areas protected from direct sunshine and rain throughout the day;
(b) Can be accessed by the resident;
(c) Has walking surfaces that are firm, stable, and free from cracks and abrupt changes with a maximum of one inch between the sidewalk and adjoining landscape areas;
(d) Has sufficient space and outdoor furniture provided with flexibility in arrangement of the furniture to accommodate residents who use wheelchairs and mobility aids;
(e) Contains nonpoisonous shrubs, natural foliage, and trees;
(f) Is surrounded by walls or fences at least seventy-two inches high; and
(g) If used as a resident courtyard, the outdoor area must not be used for public or service deliveries.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.97.230 and HCBS Final Rule 42 C.F.R. WSR 16-14-078, § 388-107-0890, filed 7/1/16, effective 8/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.97 RCW. WSR 14-19-071, § 388-107-0890, filed 9/12/14, effective 10/13/14.]
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