10A ncac 13C .1403       SUPPORTING ELEMENTS

In addition to those areas covered in Rules .1401 and .1402 of this Section, the facility shall provide space for the following:

(1)           the receiving and registering of patients in privacy for obtaining confidential information;

(2)           waiting space with public toilets, public telephone, drinking fountain, and wheelchair storage;

(3)           preoperative preparation and post operative space for both males and females with dressing rooms and toilet facilities; and

(4)           secure storage for patients' personal effects.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E‑149;

Eff. October 14, 1978;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2003.