(A) The county department of job and family services (CDJFS) shall:
(1) Inspect each type B home prior to the initial issuance of a certificate and at least twice within each twelve-month certification period whether or not children are enrolled. A minimum of one inspection shall be unannounced and all inspections may be unannounced.
(2) Inspect the home of a child receiving in-home aide services. The home shall be inspected prior to the child care arrangement and at least twice within a twelve month certification period while the in-home aide is providing child care services. A minimum of one inspection shall be unannounced and all inspections may be unannounced.
(B) The type B home provider or in-home aide and caretaker shall permit the CDJFS to:
(1) Complete inspection of all areas of the type B home or the home of a child receiving in-home aide services as required by Chapter 5101:2-14 of the Administrative Code.
(2) Review required records.
(3) Review any information or documentation as is necessary to determine compliance.
(C) For each inspection, the CDJFS shall complete the JFS 01926 "Inspection Report for Professional Type B Family Child Care" (rev. 7/2010).
(1) The CDJFS staff shall leave a copy of the inspection report with the provider before the CDJFS staff leaves the provider's home.
(2) The CDJFS staff shall provide a copy of the inspection report to the caretaker who uses the services of an in-home aide.
(D) The CDJFS shall provide a copy of the inspection report to any person who submits a request to the CDJFS. Confidential information shall be removed prior to the release of the report. Inspection reports shall be kept on file at the CDJFS.
(E) When the CDJFS determines the type B home provider or in-home aide is not in compliance with this chapter and with Chapter 5104. of the Revised Code and the CDJFS does not propose revocation of the certificate, the CDJFS shall forward to the provider written notification which includes:
(1) A statement of the specific noncompliance findings.
(2) A statement of what must be done to correct the violation.
(3) The date, not to exceed thirty working days, by which the correction must be completed.
(4) A statement of the consequences if the provider fails to correct violations within the specified time frame.
(5) A statement that the provider has the right to appeal the findings of the CDJFS and request a county appeal review in accordance with procedures outlined in rule 5101:2-14-40 of the Administrative Code.
(F) The CDJFS may require that applicants and providers be in compliance with additional requirements. Additional requirements shall be approved by the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) prior to implementation, according to procedures contained in rule 5101:2-14-61 of the Administrative Code.
(G) Failure of the caretaker whose child is receiving in-home aide services to cooperate with the CDJFS or failure to comply with this chapter and Chapter 5104. of the Revised Code shall be cause for the CDJFS to terminate the in-home aide arrangement and inform the caretaker of alternative child care arrangements.
(H) The type B home provider shall make available all inspection reports within the current certification period upon request of the caretaker.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/31/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.011, 5104.11, 5104.12
Rule Amplifies: 5104.011, 5104.11, 5104.12
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/82, 5/20/83, 9/1/86, 2/15/88, 5/1/89, 3/15/96, 10/1/97 (Emer.), 12/30/97, 4/1/03, 8/14/08