1224.14.2 Service Areas
Unless otherwise indicated, provision for the services listed below shall be in or immediately accessible to each nursing unit. The size and location of each service area will depend upon the numbers and types of beds served. Identifiable spaces are required for each of the indicated functions. Each service area may be arranged and located to serve more than one nursing unit but, unless noted otherwise, at least one such service area shall be provided on each nursing floor. Where the words "room" or "offices" are used, a separate, enclosed space for the one named function is intended; otherwise, the described area may be specific space in another room or common area.
Administrative center(s) or nurse station shall be provided in accordance with Section 118.104.22.168.
Clean utility/ workroom shall be provided in accordance with to Section 122.214.171.124.
Medication station shall be provided in accordance with Section 1126.96.36.199.
Appropriate room(s) shall be provided for storage of equipment necessary for patient care. Each unit shall provide not less than 10 square feet (0.93 m2) per patient bed.