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 300.3070 LIVING, DINING, ACTIVITIES ROOMS
Section 300.3070 Living, Dining, Activities Rooms
a) Provide at least one comfortably furnished living room and dining room for use of residents.
1) The room shall be an outside room and if combined shall have an area of not less than 20 square feet per resident bed.
2) The dining room shall be sufficient in area to allow proper and comfortable service for the residents.
3) Be located so that the room is not an entrance vestibule from the out-of-doors.
4) The furniture shall be arranged so that it is not an obstruction to traffic in or out of the facility.
b) The activity room may be combined with the living or dining room.
c) In multiple story buildings, living rooms must be provided on each floor unless a variance to this requirement is approved in writing by the Department. Such a variance may be granted based upon the population and condition of the residents.
d) Additional interior rooms may be used for television, craft, or similar activities.
e) Under no circumstances shall any of these rooms be used as a bedroom.
(Source: Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 4684, effective March 24, 1989)