Newport News made a client sleep on a couch in the dayroom for 8 days when there wasn't an available bed

Newport News Behavioral Center was cited by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) for deficiencies related to sleeping areas conducive to sleep and clean bed and linens. DBHDS found:
“[A] client sleeping on a couch in a Dayroom for a period of eight days due to lack of bed availability on Residential Unit.”
DBHDS also noted that “multipurpose rooms are not considered conducive to sleep and rest in the same manner as a bedroom.” The investigation report did not include comments by the provider.