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§ 72321. Nursing Service--Patients with Infectious Diseases.

22 CA ADC § 72321Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Article 3. Required Services
22 CCR § 72321
§ 72321. Nursing Service--Patients with Infectious Diseases.
(a) Patients with infectious diseases shall not be admitted to or cared for in the facility unless the following requirements are met:
(1) A patient suspected of or diagnosed as having an infectious or reportable communicable disease or being in a carrier state who the attending officer determines is a potential danger, shall be accommodated in a room, vented to the outside, and provided with a separate toilet, handwashing facility, soap dispenser and individual towels.
(2) There shall be:
(A) Separate provisions for handling contaminated linens.
(B) Separate provisions for handling contaminated dishes.
(b) The facility shall adopt, observe and implement written infection control policies and procedures. These policies and procedures shall be reviewed at least annually and revised as necessary.
(c) The following shall be available in each nurse's station:
(1) The facility's infection control policies and procedures.
(2) Name, address and telephone numbers of local health officers.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 208(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code.
This database is current through 1/20/23 Register 2023, No. 3.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 22, § 72321, 22 CA ADC § 72321
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