A hospice provider that operates a residential hospice facility must ensure that the requirements of this part are met.
A residential hospice facility may allow hospice patients and visitors to smoke in the facility. If smoking is permitted, the written policy and practices must be according to part 4620.1200 and Minnesota Statutes, sections 144.411 to 144.417.
Bedrooms in which smoking is permitted must be provided with adequate exhaust ventilation. The mechanical means of ventilation must provide a minimum of ten air changes per hour and be directly exhausted to the outside. A separate exhaust fan within the bedroom for this purpose is acceptable.
MS s 144A.752
28 SR 1639
October 11, 2007