10A ncac 13C .1403 SUPPORTING ELEMENTS
In addition to those areas covered in Rules .1401 and .1402 of this Section, the facility shall provide space for the following:
(1) the receiving and registering of patients in privacy for obtaining confidential information;
(2) waiting space with public toilets, public telephone, drinking fountain, and wheelchair storage;
(3) preoperative preparation and post operative space for both males and females with dressing rooms and toilet facilities; and
(4) secure storage for patients' personal effects.
History Note: Authority G.S. 131E‑149;
Eff. October 14, 1978;
Amended Eff. April 1, 2003.