§ 6400.245. Bathrooms.

 (a)  For a home serving nine or more individuals, subsections (b)—(d) supersede §  6400.82(a)—(c) (relating to bathrooms).

 (b)  For a home serving nine through 14 individuals 18 months of age or older, there shall be at least two bathtubs or showers and at least two toilets.

 (c)  For a home serving 15 or more individuals 18 months of age or older, except those homes previously licensed under the Departmental publication entitled ‘‘Residential Mental Retardation Facilities Subject to Licensing’’ issued as section 5100 on April 1, 1967, there shall be at least one bathtub or shower for every 15 individuals and at least one toilet for every eight individuals. For a home that was licensed prior to March 15, 1982 under the Departmental publication entitled ‘‘Residential Mental Retardation Facilities Subject to Licensure’’ issued as section 5100 on April 1, 1967, that serve 15 or more individuals, there shall be at least one bathtub or shower for every 20 individuals and at least one toilet for every 10 individuals.

 (d)  For a home serving an individual who has physical disabilities 18 months of age or older, at least one bathtub or shower and at least one toilet for every eight individuals who have physical disabilities shall have assist bars or lifts. If eight or fewer individuals who have physical disabilities are served, there shall be at least one bathtub or shower and at least one toilet equipped with assist bars or lifts.

Source

   The provisions of this §  6400.245 adopted August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595.



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