institutional occupancy

institutional occupancy

The use of a building for the medical treatment or care of persons suffering from illness or infirmity; for the care of infants, convalescents, or aged persons; or for penal or corrective purposes.
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Like Sunrise, most large developers are building assisted living facilities according to institutional occupancy standards despite the added cost, Warner says.
Had Oakton not been built to institutional occupancy code, local fire marshals would not have allowed partial-opening windows in the fourth-floor dementia unit, says Mikalajunas.
You must build to institutional occupancy codes whenever "you have more than six people incapable of self preservation," Warner says.

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