UFAS


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Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS)

A set of standards concerning accessibility for the disabled, which are available at no charge from: US Access Board, 1331 F Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1111. Also see Americans with Disabilities Act.
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For healthcare-facility design, VA issued a 1997 Supplement to UFAS (PG-18-13).
The UFAS supplement also requires special toilet rooms for nursing-unit patients.
The application of UFAS or other access standards to existing facilities often raises concerns about the efficacy of having only part of a building accessible.