TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER b: HOSPITALS AND AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES
PART 250 HOSPITAL LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 250.2300 DIAGNOSTIC, TREATMENT AND PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND SERVICES


 

Section 250.2300 Diagnostic, Treatment and Physical Facilities and Services

 

a) Diagnostic and treatment facilities and services as provided for in Subpart E Laboratory, and Subpart F Radiology, shall be provided by the psychiatric hospital either on its premises or by written affiliation arrangement, or contractual agreement with a general hospital or by a licensed independent clinical laboratory.

 

b) Rooms for Disturbed Patients and Psychiatric Nursing Units. Section 250.2440(d)(5); Section 250.2440(g); Section 250.2630(d)(5) and Section 250.2630(g).

 

c) Psychiatric Facilities shall provide a safe and secure environment for patients needing close supervision. Consideration should be given to shatter-proof glazing, closed circuit T.V., the elimination of sharp edges, use of rounded faucets, safe hot water temperatures, insulation of hot water pipes, plastic coat hanger, etc. in order to minimize patient injury, suicide, or escape.

 

(Source: Amended at 5 Ill. Reg. 507, effective December 29, 1980)