.45 Assist Rails.

A. An assisted living program shall provide assist rails in stairways used by residents and for all toilets, showers, and bathtubs used by residents unless, through a waiver request, the Department determines that the physical abilities of the residents make these devices unnecessary for resident safety.

B. An assisted living program with a licensed capacity of 17 or more beds shall also provide assist rails on both sides of corridors used by residents.