Staff lounge area(s) shall be provided. It may be shared by multiple resident units if the lounge is located so it is accessible without requiring the user to enter into or through any other resident unit.
Lockable closets, drawers, or compartments shall be provided on the resident unit for staff and may be located in the lounge for safe-keeping of staff’s personal effects.
Staff toilet rooms shall be readily accessible to each resident unit.
At least one multipurpose room per skilled nursing facility shall be provided for conferences, meetings, and health education purposes, and shall accommodate the use of visual aids. This room shall have a minimum area of 120 square feet (11.15 m2).
Conference or consultation room for patient and family use shall be provided and may be shared by more than two resident units if it is centrally located to each.