10a NCAC 27g .4306 PHYSICAL PLANT
(a) A therapeutic community facility shall allow:
(1) dormitory occupancy with the number of individuals sharing a bedroom to be determined by the programmatic needs of the clients but in no case shall be more than 25 individuals per room;
(2) mothers and children admitted to the facility to share a bedroom to assist in bonding between the two, and emphasizing the responsibility of the mother in the development of her child; and
(3) two mothers may share the same bedroom with their children to promote interactive education and peer support between residents; and
(4) in no circumstance shall a male child age 10 or above occupy a room with two or more mothers.
(b) Client bedrooms shall have at least 50 square feet for single occupancy with no room dimension less than 7 feet.
(c) Client bedrooms shall have at least 35 square feet for each individual in multiple occupancy rooms with no room dimension less than 7 feet.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B-147;
Eff. August 1, 2000.