.54 Laundry.

A. An assisted living program shall furnish laundry service, either on-site or off-site.

B. An assisted living program shall ensure that the laundry is:

(1) Adequate to meet the needs of the residents;

(2) Processed and handled in a manner to prevent the spread of infection; and

(3) Adequately sanitized by the use of sufficient hot water or appropriate chemical agents, or a combination of both.

C. Unless otherwise agreed by the program and the resident, dry cleaning services are not considered part of required laundry services in this chapter.