Section .0200 – Physical Plant Rules

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 14 - director, division of health service regulation/subchapter d/10a ncac 14d .0201.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0200 – PHYSICAL PLANT RULES

 

10A NCAC 14D .0201       SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION TO THE

DIVISION OF HEALTH SERVICE REGULATION CONSTRUCTION SECTION

(a)  Prior to operation, an applicant for overnight respite

services shall submit the following forms and reports to the Division of Health

Service Regulation (DHSR) Construction Section:

(1)           an approval letter from the local zoning

jurisdiction for the proposed location;

(2)           a photograph of each side of the existing

structure and at least one of each of the interior spaces if an existing

structure; and

(3)           a set of blueprints of each level

indicating:

(A)          the layout of all rooms;

(B)          room dimensions (including closets);

(C)          door widths (exterior, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen

doors);

(D)          window sizes and window sill heights;

(E)           type of construction; and

(F)           the proposed resident bedroom locations including the

number of occupants in each bedroom.

(b)  The Construction Section shall review the information

and notify the applicant by letter of changes that must be made to the building

to meet the rules of this Section and the North Carolina State Building Code.

The letter shall also contain a list of final documentation required from the

local jurisdiction that must be submitted upon completion of any required

changes to the building or completion of construction.

(c)  Any changes made during construction that were not

proposed during the initial review require the approval of the Construction

Section to assure physical plant rule requirements are met.

(d)  Upon receipt of the required final documentation from

the local jurisdiction, the Construction Section shall review the information

and may either make an on-site visit or approve the overnight respite services

for construction by documentation. If all items are met, the Construction

Section shall notify the DHSR Adult Care Licensure

Section of its recommendation for approval.

(e)  Following review of the application, references, all

forms and the Construction Section's recommendation for use, a pre-approval

visit shall be made by a consultant of the DHSR Adult Care Licensure Section.

The consultant shall report findings and recommendations to the Adult Care

Licensure Section which shall notify, in writing, the Division of Aging and

Adult Services and the applicant of the decision to approve or deny overnight

respite services as a part of the adult day care program that is planning to

provide the services.

 

History Note:        Authority S.L. 2011-104; S.L. 2015-52;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2012;

Eff. October 1, 2012.