Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-293 - Physical plant

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Each facility shall be clean and free from safety hazards.
(1) Any facility may be located in a non-secure area at a sheriff's office, state police post, detoxification center, community mental health center, local hospital or similar facility which meets all applicable codes.
(2) Community resources including but not limited to health services, police protection, and fire protection shall be available to the attendant care facility.
(c) Inside area.
(1) Each wall and floor shall be in sound condition and easily cleanable. Floor covering shall be required over concrete slab in contact with the ground. The floors shall not be slippery.
(2) Each facility shall be limited to ground level and above except basements may be used with fire safety approval. Each room with a floor level more than 30 inches below ground level shall be considered a basement.
(3) The minimum square footage of free floor space shall be 120 square feet including activity and sleeping areas. Minimum ceiling height shall be 7 ft. 8 inches over 90% of the room.
(4) Each room occupied by a juvenile shall have a source of natural light.
(5) Each area used for reading shall have a minimum of 35 foot candles of light.
(6) Each facility shall have adequate storage space for supplies and equipment.
(7) A separate bed with a level, flat mattress in good condition and adequate, clean bedding shall be provided for each juvenile.
(8) Medicines, poisons and firearms shall be inaccessible to juveniles.
(9) A telephone and emergency telephone numbers shall be readily accessible to the attendant.
(10) The water supply, whether public or private, shall be from a source approved by the local health department or the Kansas department of health and environment.
(11) There shall be one toilet, one lavatory and one bathtub or shower available to the facility.
(12) Cold and hot water shall be supplied to each lavatory, bathtub and shower.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-293
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-508; effective, T-28-7-29-88, July 29, 1988; effective Dec. 12, 1988.

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