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Rule 5122-30-30 | Social, recreational and leisure activities.


(A) Each class one and class two residential facility shall encourage residents to participate in social, recreational, and leisure activities.

(B) Residents of class two facilities and class one facilities shall be encouraged to participate in community activities and social events. The facility staff shall demonstrate a reasonable effort to facilitate and support such involvement by providing at least one local daily newspaper or current community activity brochures and advertisements, and provide transportation or information about the accessibility of transportation.

(C) Each class one and class two residential facility shall provide, at a minimum, all of the following:

(1) Leisure time activities appropriate to the age and sex of the residents. Examples of leisure activities include crafts, books, magazines and games.

(2) A residential care facility shall make available recreational equipment and activities sufficient to implement recreational programs to encourage physical activity. All recreational equipement necessary for the implementation of recreation programs shall be maintained in a safe and usable condition.

(D) The staffing pattern of a class one and class two facility shall assure reasonable amounts of time for staff to engage in social and recreational activity with residents.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5119.34
Amplifies: 5119.34
Five Year Review Date: 6/30/2023