(1) A specialty mental health facility must be constructed and maintained so as to prevent entrance and harborage of rats, mice, insects, flies or other vermin.

(2) Hand cleansing soap or detergent and individual towels must be available at each lavatory in the facility. A waste receptacle must be located near each lavatory.

(3) The facility must develop and follow a written infection surveillance program describing the procedures that must be utilized by the entire facility staff in the identification, investigation, and mitigation of infections acquired in the facility.

(4) Cleaning devices used for lavatories, toilet bowls, urinals, showers, or bathtubs may not be used for other purposes, and those utensils used to clean toilets or urinals must not be allowed to contact other cleaning devices.

History: Sec. 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-5-103, MCA; NEW, 1991 MAR p. 2454, Eff. 12/13/91; TRANS, from DHES, 2002 MAR p. 185.