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facility

 [fah-sil´ĭ-te]
an agency or other site where an activity or process is carried out.
independent living f's congregate housing.
intermediate care facility (ICF) a health related facility designed to provide custodial care for individuals unable to care for themselves because of mental or physical infirmity; not considered by the government to be a medical facility, it can receive no reimbursement under Medicare, generally receiving the bulk of its financing under Medicaid. Federal regulations require that an ICF have a registered nurse as director of nursing and a licensed nurse on duty at least 8 hours a day; other staffing requirements vary from state to state.
skilled nursing facility (SNF) a type of nursing home recognized by the Medicare and Medicaid systems as meeting long term health care needs for individuals who have the potential to function independently after a limited period of care. A multidisciplinary team guides health care and rehabilitative services, including skilled nursing care.

facility

Vox populi A place where an activity occurs. See Approved health care facility, Correctional facility, Health care facility, Intermediate care facility, Plan skilled nursing facility, Residential facility, Screening facility, Skilled nursing facility, Treatment facility, Waste encapsulation storage facility.
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Meade said the new facility also will have improved ergonomics and is more environmentally friendly than previous EBAA plants.
It's worth noting that the consistent assignment of staff to the same area and residents allows the facility to better match customer satisfaction with staff performance.
IT staffers know it will take up to several years to actually occupy a new facility and that there will be many new technologies available within that time span.
Security experts agree that the location makes the complex vulnerable to an attack that uses snipers on the higher ground to take out security guards, allowing others at ground level to gain access to the nuclear material contained in the facility.
Facility cores should draw on center research needs, including but not limited to animal use and transgenics, imaging, tissue culture, pathology support, statistical support, gligonucleotide synthesis, analytical chemistry, proteomics, bioinformatics, exposure assessment, and handling of human tissue specimens.
While running a profitable scrap recycling facility is always challenging, even in the best of times, Green Metals, as well as its sister company ARK Inc., operates under a standard that provides total waste management based on Toyota Motor Manufacturing's zero-landfill philosophies and on ISO 14001 standards, which specify a process for controlling and improving a company's environmental performance.
"Facility 1 had white dishes on pale dusty pink paper place mats on the trays," according to Calkins.
Since the demolition is not the fault of the ESCO, the ESCO is allowed to continue to claim credit for the energy savings its work produced in the facility. The ESCO also turns over ownership of any equipment installed under the task order in the facility to the government at the time of the buyout, and the government can salvage or discard at its preference.
meter facility will provide added laboratory research and specialized manufacturing capabilities.
The emergency-response standard in American College of Sports Medicine's Second Edition provides: "A facility must be able to respond in a timely manner to any reasonably foreseeable emergency event that threatens the health and safety of facility users.
1.274-2 (e)(3)(i), nondeductible expenditures for an entertainment facility generally include depreciation and operating costs, such as rent and utility charges, expenses for maintenance, preservation or protection of a facility, salaries and expense for subsistence paid to caretakers or watchmen, and losses realized on the sale or other disposition of a facility.
The program's crown jewel is the National Ignition Facility (NIF), a $1.2 billion football-stadium-sized edifice to be constructed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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