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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 61. Standards and Regulations for Licensed Adult Day Care Centers

22VAC40-61-410. Maintenance of Buildings and Grounds.

A. The interior and exterior of all buildings shall be maintained in good repair, kept clean and free of rubbish, and free from safety hazards.

B. All buildings shall be well-ventilated and free from foul, stale, and musty odors.

C. Adequate provisions for the collection and legal disposal of garbage, ashes, and waste material shall be made.

D. Buildings shall be kept free of infestations of insects and vermin. The grounds shall be kept free of insect and vermin breeding places.

E. Cleaning products, pesticides, and all poisonous or harmful materials shall be stored separately from food and shall be kept in a locked place when not in use.

F. All furnishings, fixtures, and equipment, including furniture, window coverings, sinks, toilets, bathtubs, and showers, shall be kept clean and in good repair and condition.

G. Grounds shall be properly maintained to include mowing of grass and removal of snow and ice.

H. A safe area for participant discharge and pick-up shall be available.

I. Adequate outdoor lighting shall be provided to ensure safe ambulation and the safety of participants during arrival and departure.

J. All interior and exterior stairways and ramps shall have a nonslip surface or carpet that shall be secured to the stairways or ramps.

K. Sturdy handrails shall be provided on all stairways, ramps, and elevators and at all changes in floor level.

L. All interior and exterior stairways, changes in floor level, and ramps shall be indicated by a warning strip or contrast in color.

Statutory Authority

§ 63.2-1733 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 36, Issue 03, eff. December 29, 2019.

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