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Seclusion rooms shall comply with the requirements of Section 1224.4.4.1 and the following:
1227.12.6.1 Seclusion Rooms
Provide for disturbed/special patients at a ratio of one room for each 30 beds and for each major fraction thereof. At least one seclusion room shall be provided in each nursing service unit.
1227.12.6.2 Viewing Windows
Seclusion rooms shall be provided with viewing windows to allow full and unobstructed visual observation of the patient. They shall be located near the nurse station and toilet room facilities.
1227.12.6.3 Appendages and Equipment
Rooms shall be free of appendages and equipment which could facilitate suicide or self-mutilation.
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