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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 41. Regulation Governing Juvenile Group Homes and Halfway Houses

6VAC35-41-1100. Requirements of family oriented group homes.

Each family oriented group home shall have:

1. A fire extinguisher, inspected annually;

2. Smoke alarm devices in working condition;

3. Alternative methods of escape from second story;

4. Modern sanitation facilities;

5. Freedom from physical hazards;

6. A written emergency plan that is communicated to all new residents at orientation;

7. An up-to-date listing of medical and other emergency resources in the community;

8. A separate bed for each resident, with clean sheets and linens weekly;

9. A bedroom that is well illuminated and ventilated; is in reasonably good repair; is not a hallway, unfinished basement or attic; and provides conditions for privacy;

10. A place to store residents' clothing and personal items;

11. Sanitary toilet and bath facilities that are adequate for the number of residents;

12. A safe and clean place for indoor and outdoor recreation;

13. Adequate furniture;

14. Adequate laundry facilities or laundry services;

15. A clean and pleasant dining area;

16. Adequate and nutritionally balanced meals; and

17. Daily provision of clean clothing and articles necessary for maintaining proper personal hygiene.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-309.9, 66-10, and 66-24 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. January 1, 2014.

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