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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

22VAC40-61-440. General Areas.

A. Any center licensed after July 1, 2000, shall provide at least 50 square feet of indoor floor space for each participant, in addition to hallways, office space, bathrooms, storage space, or other rooms or areas that are not normally used for program activities; otherwise the square footage shall be 40 square feet.

B. There shall be sufficient and suitable space for planned program activities that may be interchangeable or adaptable for a variety of activities, including meals.

1. There shall be at least one room with sufficient space for the participants to gather together for large group activities.

2. There shall be rooms or areas appropriate for small group activities and individual activities.

3. An area shall be available and accessible so that participants shall have opportunities for supervised outdoor activities. The area shall be equipped with appropriate seasonal outdoor furniture.

C. Furnishings.

1. The furniture shall be sturdy, safe, and appropriate for participants in care.

2. All centers shall have:

a. At least one chair for each participant and each staff person, excluding any people who remain in wheelchairs throughout the day;

b. Table space adequate for all participants to take part in activities at the same time; and

c. Recliners, lounge chairs, rockers, or other seating to allow participants to relax and rest.

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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