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Form 2384
January 2014-E
Assisted Living Facilities
Life Safety Code Checklist for Type A & B Facilities – 40 TAC §92.61
Facility Name
Facility ID No.
Inspection Exit Date
Address Field
City
State
ZIP Code
Area Code and Telephone No.
The items on the following checklist represent 40 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 92, Licensing Standards for
Assisted Living Facilities. Violations of licensure standards are identified on the appropriate checklist by the requirements
checked Not Met. When violations are cited, a copy of the appropriate checklist is left with the facility at the exit conference. If
additional violations are cited after the initial exit conference, an additional exit conference will be conducted regarding the newly
identified violations, with specific reference to the standard violated. Other violations in areas not checked still may be pending
from previous inspections and are not reflected on this current report.
Note: This checklist contains a brief description of the requirements. Refer to the licensure standards for a complete description
of the requirements.
40 TAC
Assisted Living Facilities
Not Met
Chapter 92
Life Safety Code Checklist for Type A & B Facilities – 40 TAC §92.61
Subchapter D. Facility Construction
§92.61
Introduction and Application
New construction is any construction work that began on or after Jan. 6, 2014. Converting an unlicensed building
(a)(3)
or unlicensed portion of a building to an assisted living facility must meet the new construction requirements for the
proposed new use referenced in the Life Safety Code.
An existing facility is one that operated with a license as an assisted living facility before Jan. 6, 2014, and has not
(a)(4)
subsequently become unlicensed.
Facility complies with the fire safety features of Chapter 18 or 19 of the National Fire Protection Association 101
(b)(3)
(NFPA 101) (conversion from nursing facility only).
Buildings and structures must comply with the 2000 edition of NFPA 101, as follows. For new construction, DADS
(b)(4)
may authorize an assisted living facility to comply with later editions of the code, in their entirety, when required by
local building authorities.
(b)(4)(A)
All new Type A facilities and Type B small facilities must comply with Chapter 32.
(b)(4)(B)
All existing Type A facilities and Type B small facilities must comply with Chapter 33.
All new Type B large facilities must comply with Chapter 18. The requirements of limited care, as defined by the
(b)(4)(C)
NFPA 101, may be used.
All existing Type B large facilities must comply with Chapter 19. The requirements of limited care, as defined by
(b)(4)(D)
the NFPA 101, may be used.
All assisted living facilities must comply with other chapters, sections, subsections or paragraphs of the NFPA 101,
(b)(4)(E)
including Chapters 1 through 10 as they relate to Chapters 18, 19, 30, 31, 32 and 33.
All assisted living facilities with buildings that contain living units with independent cooking and bathroom facilities
(b)(4)(F)
must comply with NFPA 101, Chapters 30, 31, 32 and 33.
New construction complies with local codes. In the absence of a local code, DADS requires compliance with the
(b)(5)
fundamentals of the following codes:
The International Building Code, 2000 edition or later by the International Code Council, relating to "I-1"
(b)(5)(A)
Occupancy for Type A facilities and "I-2" for Type B facilities;
The International Plumbing Code, 2000 edition by the International Code Council, or the Uniform Plumbing Code,
(b)(5)(B)
2000 Edition;
(b)(5)(C)
The National Electrical Code as specified under NFPA 101; and
Illumination systems designed and installed in accordance with the Lighting Handbook of the Illuminatory
(b)(5)(D)
Engineering Society (IES) of North America, except as may be modified in this subchapter.
Existing building complies with local codes. When local laws, codes or ordinances are more stringent than these
(b)(6)
standards for assisted living, the more stringent requirements will govern.
Form 2384
January 2014-E
Assisted Living Facilities
Life Safety Code Checklist for Type A & B Facilities – 40 TAC §92.61
Facility Name
Facility ID No.
Inspection Exit Date
Address Field
City
State
ZIP Code
Area Code and Telephone No.
The items on the following checklist represent 40 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 92, Licensing Standards for
Assisted Living Facilities. Violations of licensure standards are identified on the appropriate checklist by the requirements
checked Not Met. When violations are cited, a copy of the appropriate checklist is left with the facility at the exit conference. If
additional violations are cited after the initial exit conference, an additional exit conference will be conducted regarding the newly
identified violations, with specific reference to the standard violated. Other violations in areas not checked still may be pending
from previous inspections and are not reflected on this current report.
Note: This checklist contains a brief description of the requirements. Refer to the licensure standards for a complete description
of the requirements.
40 TAC
Assisted Living Facilities
Not Met
Chapter 92
Life Safety Code Checklist for Type A & B Facilities – 40 TAC §92.61
Subchapter D. Facility Construction
§92.61
Introduction and Application
New construction is any construction work that began on or after Jan. 6, 2014. Converting an unlicensed building
(a)(3)
or unlicensed portion of a building to an assisted living facility must meet the new construction requirements for the
proposed new use referenced in the Life Safety Code.
An existing facility is one that operated with a license as an assisted living facility before Jan. 6, 2014, and has not
(a)(4)
subsequently become unlicensed.
Facility complies with the fire safety features of Chapter 18 or 19 of the National Fire Protection Association 101
(b)(3)
(NFPA 101) (conversion from nursing facility only).
Buildings and structures must comply with the 2000 edition of NFPA 101, as follows. For new construction, DADS
(b)(4)
may authorize an assisted living facility to comply with later editions of the code, in their entirety, when required by
local building authorities.
(b)(4)(A)
All new Type A facilities and Type B small facilities must comply with Chapter 32.
(b)(4)(B)
All existing Type A facilities and Type B small facilities must comply with Chapter 33.
All new Type B large facilities must comply with Chapter 18. The requirements of limited care, as defined by the
(b)(4)(C)
NFPA 101, may be used.
All existing Type B large facilities must comply with Chapter 19. The requirements of limited care, as defined by
(b)(4)(D)
the NFPA 101, may be used.
All assisted living facilities must comply with other chapters, sections, subsections or paragraphs of the NFPA 101,
(b)(4)(E)
including Chapters 1 through 10 as they relate to Chapters 18, 19, 30, 31, 32 and 33.
All assisted living facilities with buildings that contain living units with independent cooking and bathroom facilities
(b)(4)(F)
must comply with NFPA 101, Chapters 30, 31, 32 and 33.
New construction complies with local codes. In the absence of a local code, DADS requires compliance with the
(b)(5)
fundamentals of the following codes:
The International Building Code, 2000 edition or later by the International Code Council, relating to "I-1"
(b)(5)(A)
Occupancy for Type A facilities and "I-2" for Type B facilities;
The International Plumbing Code, 2000 edition by the International Code Council, or the Uniform Plumbing Code,
(b)(5)(B)
2000 Edition;
(b)(5)(C)
The National Electrical Code as specified under NFPA 101; and
Illumination systems designed and installed in accordance with the Lighting Handbook of the Illuminatory
(b)(5)(D)
Engineering Society (IES) of North America, except as may be modified in this subchapter.
Existing building complies with local codes. When local laws, codes or ordinances are more stringent than these
(b)(6)
standards for assisted living, the more stringent requirements will govern.
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Buildings must be structurally sound with regard to actual or expected dead, live and wind loads according to
(b)(7)
applicable building codes.
The facility must comply with the accessibility requirements for individuals with disabilities as referenced in the
(b)(8)
revised regulations for Title II and III (2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design), the Texas Accessibility
Standards (TAS) and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).
Signature — Inspection Team Member
Date
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