(1) Each resident in an assisted living facility must be provided the following at a minimum by the facility:
(a) an individual towel rack;
(b) a handicap accessible mirror mounted or secured to allow for convenient use by both wheelchair bound residents and ambulatory persons;
(c) clean, flame-resistant, or non-combustible window treatments or equivalent, for every bedroom window. In a category D facility or unit, the use of blinds or curtains is not permissible. A flame-resistant or non-combustible window valence, not exceeding 14 inches in length, may be used;
(d) an electric call system comprised of a fixed manual, pendant cordless or two way interactive, UL or FM listed system which must connect resident rooms to the care staff center or staff pagers. A resident room that is designated as double occupancy must be equipped with a call system for both occupants. In category D facilities or units, resident bedroom call cords or strings in excess of 6 inches shall not be permitted; and
(e) for each multiple-bed room, either flame-resistant privacy curtains for each bed or movable flame-resistant screens to provide privacy upon the request of a resident.
(2) Following the discharge of a resident, all of the equipment and bedding used by that resident and owned by the facility must be cleaned and sanitized.
History: 50-5-103, 50-5-226, 50-5-227, MCA; IMP, 50-5-225, 50-5-226, 50-5-227, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 3638, Eff. 12/27/02; AMD, 2004 MAR p. 1146, Eff. 5/7/04; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 1857, Eff. 9/24/22.