Patient sleeping areas in Group I-2 occupancies shall be permitted to be divided into suites with one intervening room if one of the following conditions is met:
- The intervening room within the suite is not used as an exit access for more than eight patient beds.
- The arrangement of the suite allows for direct and constant visual supervision by nursing personnel.
Suites of sleeping rooms shall not exceed 5,000 square feet (465 m2).
Any patient sleeping room, or any suite that includes patient sleeping rooms, of more than 1,000 square feet (93 m2) shall have at least two exit access doors remotely located from each other.
The travel distance between any point in a suite of sleeping rooms and an exit access door of that suite shall not exceed 100 feet (30 480 mm).