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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

22VAC40-61-550. Emergency Equipment and Supplies.

A. Each building of the center and all vehicles being used to transport participants shall contain a first aid kit which shall include:

1. Scissors;

2. Tweezers;

3. Gauze pads;

4. Adhesive tape;

5. Adhesive bandages in assorted sizes;

6. Triangular bandages;

7. Flexible gauze;

8. Antiseptic cleansing solution;

9. Antibacterial ointment;

10. Bee sting swabs or preparation;

11. Ice pack or ice bag;

12. Thermometer;

13. Small operable flashlight;

14. Single use gloves, such as surgical or examining gloves;

15. Disposable single-use breathing barriers or shields for use with breathing or CPR (e.g., CPR mask or other type); and

16. The first aid instructional manual.

B. The first aid kit shall be located in a designated place that is easily accessible to staff but not accessible to participants.

C. The first aid kit shall be checked at least annually and contents shall be replaced before expiration dates and as necessary.

D. Emergency equipment shall be available for use in the event of loss of utilities such as, but not limited to, a working flashlight, extra batteries, a portable radio, and a telephone or other communication device.

E. A plan shall be in place to provide an emergency meal and a supply of water to all participants in the event that meals are not able to be prepared or participants are required to shelter in place for a period of time.

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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