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Health Facilities Engineering Section
Mission Statement The Health Facilities Engineering Section serves to ensure the safe, efficient and effective delivery of healthcare through the review and oversight of healthcare construction and modernization projects; participation in surveys and inspections of healthcare facilities; oversight of private sewage systems at healthcare facilities; and consultation on issues related to the physical plant at healthcare facilities.
Public Health Code Act 368 of 1978 As Amended Part 17 – Facilities & Agencies –Section – Construction Permits –Section – Visits to Facilities
Types of Facilities Hospitals Nursing Homes Freestanding Surgical Outpatient Facilities Homes for the Aged Hospices End Stage Renal Disease (Dialysis) Facilities
MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR HOSPITALS PART 3. OPERATIONAL RULES AND MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR ALL HOSPITAL PHYSICAL PLANT, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, AND OPERATIONS
NURSING HOMES AND NURSING CARE FACILITIES PART 2. LICENSURE –R Construction and major alterations of nursing homes. PART 13. BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS –R Narrative program; architectural plans and specifications; construction permit.
New Requirements (2002) Larger Room Sizes Maximum 2 Beds Per Room Increased Accessibility Requirements Air Conditioning in Resident Areas
Proposed Requirements (2007) Ventilator Dependent Units Emergency Power –72 Hours in Hospitals –24 Hours in Nursing Homes –Air Conditioning Area of Refuge Prohibit Exposed Hot Surfaces
Facility Trends Private Rooms in Hospitals (AIA Guidelines) Neighborhoods Private Rooms in Nursing Homes (80%) Bathing Facilities in Resident Toilet Rooms
Surveys & Inspections Aging Buildings Aging Roofs Minimally Sized Emergency Generators Low Lighting Levels No Make-up Air to Resident Rooms
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Corridor and/or Day/Dining Air Conditioning Electrical Baseboard Heating Exposed Hot Surfaces
Heating Considerations Subzero Weather Cold Weather Design Building Concerns –Insulation –Single Pane Window –Metal Frames –Leaks and Infiltration
Fire Safety Concerns Administered by Bureau of Fire Services Suppression Required in New Construction or Major Renovation Proposed Requirement to Retrofit all Nursing Homes within 5-10 Years
Responding to Facility Problems
How to Contact HFES Phone:(517) Fax:(517) Web:www.michigan.gov/hfeswww.michigan.gov/hfes