0144 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(a)
(a) The facility shall be clean, orderly, and in a state of good repair, both inside and
out, and shall provide reasonable comfort for all residents.

0145 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(b)
(b) The facility shall maintain equipment and supplies in a safe and operational
condition and in sufficient quantity to meet the needs of the residents

0146 Sanitation & Safety Standards-Nonconformance
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(c)
(c) The facility shall not have more residents than the number for which it is licensed,
except in the case of emergency when temporary permission may be granted by the
director.

0147 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(d)
(d) The facility shall comply with fire and safety standards, including the applicable
rules of the state fire prevention and building safety commission (675 IAC) where
applicable to health facilities.

0148 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(e)(1-4)
(e) The facility shall maintain buildings, grounds, and equipment in a clean condition,
in good repair, and free of hazards that may adversely affect the health and welfare of
the residents or the public as follows:
(1) Each facility shall establish and implement a written program for maintenance to
ensure the continued upkeep of the facility.
(2) The electrical system, including appliances, cords, switches, alternate power
sources, fire alarm, and detection systems, shall be maintained to guarantee safe
functioning and compliance with state electrical codes.
(3) All plumbing shall function properly and comply with state plumbing codes.
(4) At least yearly, heating and ventilating systems shall be inspected

0149 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(f)
(f) The facility shall have a pest control program in operation in compliance with 410 IAC 7-24.

0150 Sanitation & Safety Standards–Noncompliance
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(g)
(g) Each facility shall have a policy concerning pets.

0151 Sanitation & Safety Standards –Noncompliance
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(h)
(h) Any pet housed in a facility shall have periodic veterinary examinations and
required immunizations.

0152 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(i)
(i) The facility shall handle, store, process, and transport clean and soiled linen in a
the safe and sanitary manner that will prevent the spread of infection.

0153 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(j)
(j) The facility shall observe safety precautions when oxygen is stored or
administered in the facility. Residents on oxygen shall be instructed in safety
measures concerning storage and administration of oxygen.

0154 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(k)
(k) The facility shall keep all kitchens, kitchen areas, common dining areas,
equipment, and utensils clean, free from litter and rubbish, and maintained in good
repair in accordance with 410 IAC 7-24.

0155 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(l)
(l) The facility shall have an effective garbage and waste disposal program in
accordance with 410 IAC 7-24. Provision shall be made for the safe and sanitary
disposal of solid waste, including dressings, needles, syringes, and similar items.

0156 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(m)
(m) The facility’s food supplies shall meet the standards of 410 IAC 7-24.
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0157 Sanitation and Safety Standards – Deficiency
410 IAC 16.2-5-1.5(n)
n) The facility shall develop, adopt, and implement written policies and procedures
on cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing equipment used by more than one (1) person
in a common area.

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