(a)  The facility entrance shall be at grade level, sheltered from the effects of inclement weather, and able to accommodate wheelchairs and stretchers.

(b)  The entrance lobby shall contain:

(1)           Reception and information counter or desk;

(2)           Waiting space;

(3)           Storage area(s) for wheelchairs and stretchers;

(4)           Public toilets;

(5)           Public telephone; and

(6)           Drinking fountain.

(c)  Private interview space shall be provided.

(d)  Office spaces for administrative staff shall be provided.

(e)  Medical library shall be provided.

(f)  Staff toilets shall be provided.

(g)  Storage for office equipment and supplies shall be provided.

(h)  A janitor's closet containing a floor receptor or service sink and storage space for housekeeping equipment and supplies shall be provided.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-79;

Eff. January 1, 1996.