870. Central Supplies

Definition

A room used centrally to store health care supplies in a health care facility.

Description

This classification, which serves a central storage or supply function similar to the Central Storage (730) classification, applies only to health care materials and supplies in a health care facility. Storage is relatively inactive in comparison to (usually smaller) standard service rooms. Included are pharmacy supply and storage rooms, dispensary areas and central linen storage rooms. Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2006). Postsecondary Education Facilities