5101:2-13-34 Medical, dental, and general emergency plan for licensed type A homes.

(A) The type A home shall have a written plan for medical, dental and general emergencies on JFS 01242 "Medical, Dental and General Emergency Plan" (rev. 9/2011). This medical, dental and general emergency plan shall be completed, implemented when necessary, and shall be posted, readily in view, by each telephone.

(B) General emergencies include:

(1) Any threats to the safety of children due to environmental situations or threats of violence.

(2) Natural disasters such as fire, tornado, flood.

(3) Loss of power, heat, or water.

(C) "Serious incident, injury, or illness" includes any situation occurring while a child is in care of the type A home, that requires any of the following:

(1) Emergency medical treatment.

(2) Professional consultation.

(3) Transportation by parents/guardians or emergency services for emergency treatment.

(D) A fire and weather alert plan shall also be posted in spaces used by the children, and shall include a diagram indicating evacuation routes and basic written instructions for the employees to follow.

(E) A JFS 01201 "Dental First Aid Chart" (rev. 6/2011) shall be completed and posted in each room and space used by children.

(F) The type A home shall have access at all times to a working telephone.

(G) The type A home shall conduct monthly fire drills at varying times. Documentation of these drills shall be posted in a conspicuous location.

(H) The type A home shall conduct monthly weather emergency drills in the months March through September. Documentation of these drills shall be posted in a conspicuous location.

(I) If a child is transported for emergency treatment, the child's health and medical records required by rules 5101:2-13-37 and 5101:2-13-38 of the Administrative Code shall accompany the child. The type A home administrator or a child care staff member shall stay with the child until the parent or guardian assumes responsibility for the child's care.

(J) If the type A home transports in case of emergency, at least one child car safety seat shall be readily available on the premises. The car safety seat shall have the manufacturer's label attached, indicating the weight and age of child it is designed to serve.

Effective: 12/01/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/09/2011 and 12/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.011
Rule Amplifies: 5104.011
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/86, 7/1/03, 1/1/07