§ 950-1-12-.22. Sanitation And Hygiene
(1) SANITATION INSPECTIONS
(a) The Program provides for a waste disposal system in accordance with an approved plan by the appropriate regulatory Agency (federal, state, and local sanitation codes).
(2) WATER SUPPLY
(a) The Program's potable water source and supply, whether owned and operated by the public water department or the Program, shall be approved by an independent, outside source to be in compliance with jurisdictional laws and regulations.
(3) HOUSE KEEPING
(a) Written Policy, Procedure, and practice shallprovide for vermin and pest control, and trash and garbage removal.
(4) CLOTHING AND BEDDING SUPPLIES
(a) Written Policy, Procedure, and practice specify accountability for clothing and bedding issued to juveniles.
(b) Juveniles shall be provided the opportunity to have three complete sets of clean clothing per week. The Program may provide this clean clothing in several ways, including access to self-serve washer facilities, central clothing, or a combination of the two.
(5) BEDDING AND LINEN ISSUE
(a) Written Policy, Procedure, and practice shallprovide for the issue of suitable, clean bedding and linen, including sheets, pillows, pillowcase, mattress, sufficient blankets (sleeping bags) to provide comfort under existing temperature controls. All bedding shall be laundered weekly and between assignments to different campers.
(b) Adequate personal storage area should be available for each Youth to separate their clothing from other Youth's personal belongings.
(6) BATHING AND PERSONAL HYGIENE
(a) Written policy, procedure, and practice should provide a program of instruction in personal hygiene for all youths.
(b) Written Policy, Procedure, and practice shallprovide for an approved shower schedule that allows daily showers and showers after strenuous exercise.
(c) Written Policy, Procedure, and practice should require that articles necessary for maintaining proper personal hygiene is provided to all juveniles.(New Rule: Filed December 17, 2004; effective January 21, 2005. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2018, eff. December 21, 2018.)
Author: Alabama Department of Youth Services, Office of Licensing and Standards
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 44-1-27(a)(b), 44-1-24(4)(6), 38-13-4.
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