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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

22VAC40-61-460. Restroom Facilities.

A. There shall be a minimum of one toilet that is suitable to accommodate a participant who needs human assistance or specialized equipment available for every 10 participants, or portion thereof. For restrooms that have multiple stalls, only the toilets that accommodate a person who needs human assistance or specialized equipment shall be counted in the total required number of toilets.

B. Restrooms that are equipped with only one toilet may be used by either men or women.

C. Restrooms equipped with more than one toilet shall have each toilet enclosed.

D. Restrooms that are equipped with multiple stalls must be designated for men or for women.

E. Sturdy grab bars or safety frames shall be installed beside all toilets used by participants.

F. There shall be a minimum of one sink for every two toilets and the sinks shall be located close enough to toilets to encourage washing of hands after each toileting procedure.

G. There shall be an ample supply of hot and cold running water from an approved source available to the participants at all times.

H. Hot water at taps available to participants shall be maintained within a temperature range of 105°F to 120°F.

I. There shall be an adequate supply of toilet tissue, liquid soap, disposable hand towels, or air dryers and disposable gloves in each restroom at all times.

J. If bathing facilities are provided there shall be:

1. Handrails by bathtubs;

2. Handrails in stall showers; and

3. Seating for use in the shower and seating for use in dressing, if necessary.

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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