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28 Pa. Code § 205.25. Kitchen.

§ 205.25. Kitchen.

 (a)  There shall be at least one kitchen large enough to meet the needs of the facility.

 (b)  A service pantry shall be provided for each nursing unit. The pantry shall contain a refrigerator, device for heating food, sink, counter and cabinets. For existing facilities, a service pantry shall be provided for a nursing unit unless the kitchen is sufficiently close for practical needs and has been approved by the Department.


   The provisions of this §  205.25 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 §  205.25 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 pages (242517) to (242518).

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