10a NCAC 27g .5104       PHYSICAL PLANT

In private home respite services:

(1)           A minimum of one ionized smoke detector wired into the house current shall be installed and centrally located.  Additional smoke detectors that are not wired into the house current shall be checked at least monthly by the provider.

(2)           A dry powder or CO(2) type fire extinguisher shall be located in the kitchen and shall be checked at least annually by the local fire department.  Each provider of respite care shall receive instruction in its use prior to the initiation of service.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑26; 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.