Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
4/14/2021

Article 3. Services in Department of Corrections Correctional Facilities

12VAC35-105-330. Beds.

Article 3
Physical Environment of Residential and Inpatient Service Locations

A. The provider shall not operate more beds than the number for which its service location is licensed.

B. An ICF/IID may not have more than 12 beds at any one location. This applies to new applications for services and not to existing services or locations licensed prior to December 7, 2011.

Statutory Authority

§§ 37.2-302 and 37.2-400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. September 19, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 5, eff. December 7, 2011; Volume 36, Issue 22, eff. August 1, 2020.

12VAC35-105-340. Bedrooms.

A. Bedrooms shall meet the following square footage requirements:

1. Single occupancy bedrooms shall have no less than 80 square feet of floor space.

2. Multiple occupancy bedrooms shall have no less than 60 square feet of floor space per individual.

3. This subsection does not apply to community gero-psychiatric residential services.

B. No more than four individuals shall share a bedroom, except in group homes where no more than two individuals shall share a room. This does not apply to group home locations licensed prior to December 7, 2011.

C. Each individual shall have adequate private storage space accessible to the bedroom for clothing and personal belongings.

D. This section does not apply to correctional facilities and jails. Providers of sponsored residential home services shall certify that their sponsored residential homes comply with this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. September 19, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 5, eff. December 7, 2011.

12VAC35-105-350. Condition of beds.

Beds shall be clean, comfortable, and equipped with a mattress, pillow, blankets, and bed linens. When a bed is soiled, providers shall assist individuals with bathing as needed, and provide clean clothing and bed linen. Providers of sponsored residential home services shall certify that their sponsored residential homes comply with this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. September 19, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 5, eff. December 7, 2011.

12VAC35-105-360. Privacy.

A. Bedroom and bathroom windows and doors shall provide privacy.

B. Bathrooms intended for use by more than one individual at the same time shall provide privacy for showers and toilets.

C. No required path of travel to the bathroom shall be through another bedroom.

D. This section does not apply to correctional facilities and jails. Providers of sponsored residential home services shall certify that their sponsored residential homes comply with this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. September 19, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 5, eff. December 7, 2011.

12VAC35-105-370. Ratios of toilets, basins, and showers or baths.

For all residential and inpatient locations established, constructed, or reconstructed after January 13, 1995, there shall be at least one toilet, one hand basin, and shower or bath for every four individuals. This section does not apply to correctional facilities or jails. Providers of sponsored residential home services shall certify that their sponsored residential homes comply with this section .

Statutory Authority

§ 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. September 19, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 5, eff. December 7, 2011.

12VAC35-105-380. Lighting.

Each service location shall have adequate lighting in halls and bathrooms at night. Providers of sponsored residential home services shall certify that their sponsored residential homes comply with this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. September 19, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 5, eff. December 7, 2011.

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