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Environment Category


Criteria in the environment category concern resident comfort and safety, as well as facility housekeeping, maintenance, and sanitation. A facility must provide a safe, functional, sanitary, and comfortable environment for the residents, staff, and the public.

Tag

Description

Regulation

F0252

The facility provides a safe, clean, comfortable, and homelike environment.

42 CFR 483.15(h)(1)

F0253

The facility has implemented and follows procedures to provide housekeeping and maintenance services.

42 CFR 483.15(h)(2)

F0254

The facility provides residents with clean bedding and linens that are in good condition.

42 CFR 483.15(h)(3)

F0456

The facility must maintain all essential mechanical, electrical, and patient care equipment in safe operating condition.

42 CFR 483.70(c)(2)

F0463

The facility ensures that the nurses' station is equipped to receive resident calls through a communication system from resident rooms, toilets, and bathing facilities.

42 CFR 483.70(f)

F0465

The facility provides a safe, functional, sanitary, and comfortable environment for residents, staff, and the public.

42 CFR 483.70(h)

F0469

The facility maintains an effective pest control program so that the facility is free of pests and rodents.

42 CFR 483.70(h)(4)

 

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