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§ 72325. Nursing Service -Space.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 3. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Article 3. Required Services (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 72325
§ 72325. Nursing Service -Space.
(a) An office or other suitable space shall be provided for the director of nursing service.
(b) A nursing station shall be maintained in each nursing unit or building.
(c) Each nursing station shall have a cabinet, a desk, space for records, a bulletin board, a telephone and a specifically designated and well illuminated medication storage compartment with a lockable door. If a separate medication room is maintained, it shall have a lockable door and a sink with water connections for care of equipment and for handwashing.
(d) If a refrigerator is provided in a nursing station, the refrigerator shall meet the following standards:
(1) Be located in a clean area not subject to contamination by human waste.
(2) Maintain temperatures at or below 7 degrees C (45 degrees F) for chilling.
(3) Maintain the freezer at minus 18 degrees C (0 degrees F).
(4) Contain an accurate thermometer at all times.
(5) If foods are retained in the refrigerator, they shall be covered and clearly identified as to contents and date initially covered.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code.
This database is current through 11/13/20 Register 2020, No. 46
22 CCR § 72325, 22 CA ADC § 72325
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