TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 300 SKILLED NURSING AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 300.2420 EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
Section 300.2420 Equipment and Supplies
1) The facility shall have a supply of thermometers, emesis basins, ice bags, hot water bottles or equivalent, bedpans, urinals, and sets of enema equipment, sufficient to meet the needs of its residents. (B)
2) If the facility has residents who need the services of a suction machine, a sufficient quantity of such machines shall be provided to meet the needs of all such residents. (B)
b) Privacy Screens and Curtains
1) There shall be at least one privacy screen available in the facility for emergency use when resident privacy is needed.
2) Each multiple-bed resident room must be designed or equipped to assure full visual privacy for each resident. Full visual privacy means that residents have a means of completely withdrawing from view while occupying their beds (e.g., curtains, movable screens).
c) There shall be a sufficient supply of clean linen and bedding in good condition to provide proper care and comfort to the residents. (B)
d) There shall be a first-aid kit or emergency box in every facility. This shall contain bandages, sterile gauze dressing, bandage scissors, tape, sling, burn ointment, and other equipment deemed necessary by the advisory physician or the medical advisory committee.
e) Activity program supplies shall be provided to maintain an ongoing program to meet the varied interests and needs of the residents. These shall include, but are not limited to, games, craft supplies, current magazines, books, radio, television, and record player. A piano or organ is recommended as an important adjunct to the activity program equipment.
f) Kitchen equipment shall be provided as set forth in Section 300.2100.
g) Cleaning equipment and supplies shall be provided as set forth in Sections 300.2210 through 300.2220.
h) Each resident shall have a satisfactory nurse call device. (See Sections 300.2940(g) and 300.3140(e).)
i) There shall be special equipment, implements, or utensils provided to residents as needed to assist them when eating.
j) There shall be a sufficient quantity of resident care equipment of satisfactory design and in good condition to carry out established resident care procedures. This shall include at a minimum the following: wheelchairs with brakes, walkers, metal bedside rails, bedpans, urinals, emesis basins, wash basins, footstools, metal commodes, over the lap tables, foot cradles, footboards, under the mattress bed boards, trapeze frames, transfer boards, parallel bars and reciprocal pulleys.
(Source: Amended at 16 Ill. Reg. 5977, effective March 27, 1992)