Lawriter - OAC - 3701-19-36 General requirements for pediatric respite care programs.

3701-19-36 General requirements for pediatric respite care programs.

(A) Any person or public agency licensed under section 3712.041 of the Revised Code and this chapter to provide a pediatric respite care program shall:

(1) Provide a planned and continuous pediatric respite care program, the medical components of which shall be under the direction of a physician;

(2) Ensure that care is available twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week;

(3) Establish an interdisciplinary plan of care for each pediatric respite patient and their family as prescribed by rule 3701-19-40 of the Administrative Code that:

(a) Is coordinated by one designated individual who shall ensure that all components of the plan of care are addressed and implemented;

(b) Addresses maintenance of patient-family participation in decision making; and

(c) Is periodically reviewed by the patient's attending physician and by the patient's interdisciplinary team.

(4) Have an interdisciplinary team or teams that provide or supervise the provision of care and establish the policies governing the provision of the care;

(5) Provide bereavement counseling as prescribed by rule 3701-19-46 of the Administrative Codefor pediatric respite patients' families if requested;

(6) Maintain clinical records as prescribed by rule 3701-19-50 of the Administrative Code on all pediatric respite patients under its care in a central location.

(B) A component or components of the care provided by a pediatric respite care program may be provided under a written contract with another person or public agency, pursuant to rule 3701-19-41 of the Administrative Code.

(C) After receiving a license, a pediatric respite care program shall comply with all requirements of Chapter 3712. of the Revised Code, Chapter 3701-13 of the Adminsitrative Code, and Chapter 3701-19 of the Administrative Code.

(D) Interpretive guidelines for pediatric respite care programs are available at

Effective: 12/26/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3712.031
Rule Amplifies: 3712.031 , 3712.041, 3712.051, 3712.061, 3712.09, 3712.99