10.07.22.27

.27 Patientsí Rooms and Furnishings.

A. Patient rooms shall be of a size and with furnishings adequate for the hospice residence staff to provide care of the patient as required by the plan of care.

B. Patient rooms shall provide accommodation for one family member to remain with the patient through the night.

C. Patient rooms shall be for the private use of the assigned patient or patients.

D. If a patient in a double occupancy room requests dividers, curtains, or screens between the beds to ensure privacy, the hospice house shall furnish them.

E. The hospice house shall provide adequate closet or wardrobe space, conveniently located to allow each patient to keep personal items.