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§ 72621. Housekeeping.


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 6. Physical Plant (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 72621
§ 72621. Housekeeping.
(a) Each facility shall routinely clean articles and surfaces such as furniture, floors, walls, ceilings, supply and exhaust grills and lighting fixtures.
(b) Schedules and procedures shall be posted which indicate the areas of the facility which shall be cleaned daily, weekly or monthly. The cleaning schedules and procedures shall be implemented.
(c) Cleaning supplies and equipment shall be available to housekeeping staff. Such cleaning supplies and equipment shall meet the following requirements:
(1) Cleaning supplies and equipment shall be stored in rooms for housekeeping use only.
(2) A commercial detergent germicide shall be used for all cleaning.
(3) Mop heads shall be removable and changed at least daily.
(d) Housekeeping personnel shall be employed to maintain the interior of the facility in a safe, clean, orderly and attractive manner free from offensive odors.
(e) A person qualified by experience and training shall be in charge of the housekeeping department.
(f) Janitor's closets, service sinks and storage areas shall be clean and maintained to meet the needs of the facility.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1276 and 1599.1, Health and Safety Code.
This database is current through 4/22/22 Register 2022, No. 16
22 CCR § 72621, 22 CA ADC § 72621
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