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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 100. Minimum Standards for Licensed Child Caring Institutions
3/28/2020

22VAC40-100-160. Equipment.

A. All furnishings shall be attractive, safe, easy to clean, and suited to the ages and number of children in care.

B. There shall be at least one private telephone line into each child caring institution and a telephone shall be located in every children's living unit. There shall be someone available to answer the phone at all times.

C. All playground equipment shall be safe, clean, and durable and selected for suitability to the age and stage of development of the children under care.

D. Swimming pools shall be enclosed with safety fences and shall conform to local health and safety regulations.

E. The institution shall provide vehicles for the transportation of children and staff in their work with the children. Such vehicles shall include all safety devices required by law.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR615-24-01 §IVE, eff. November 22, 1972; amended, eff. July 1, 1981, eff. February 1, 1984, eff. May 1, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984.

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