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Where kitchen facilities with an operating kitchen (rather than a mock-up for therapy only) are provided, the following requirements shall apply:
A5.3-2.3.4 Outpatient therapy kitchen. Examples of outpatient therapy kitchen facilities include a country kitchen or residential kitchen for continued or improved involvement in instrumental activities of daily living.
5.3-2.3.4.1 Purpose
Design of the outpatient therapy kitchen to support cooking activities used for occupational and physical therapy shall be permitted:
5.3-2.3.4.2
Where provided, outpatient therapy kitchen facilities shall include the following:
  1. Work counter
  2. Refrigerator
  3. Storage cabinets
  4. Sink
  5. Range, cooktop, and/or oven with emergency shutoffs. Provision of a functional cooking appliance shall be permitted.
  6. Dishwasher
  7. Hand-washing station. This shall be located in or immediately accessible from the therapy kitchen facilities. See Section 2.4-2.2.8 (Hand-Washing Stations) for requirements.

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