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28 Pa. Code § 205.21. Special care room.

§ 205.21. Special care room.

 (a)  Provisions shall be made for isolating a resident as necessary in a single room which is ventilated to the outside as set forth in §  205.66 (relating to special ventilation requirements for new construction). For new construction, there shall be an adjoining private bathroom which contains a toilet, lavatory and either a standard size tub or a shower.

 (b)  Provisions shall be available to identify this room with appropriate precautionary signs.


   The provisions of this §  205.21 amended under section 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P. S. §  448.803); and section 2102(g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  532(g)).


   The provisions of this §  205.21 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (242516).

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