5101:2-13-30 Policies/procedures and insurance requirements for licensed type A homes.

(A) At the time of enrollment or employment the administrator shall supply the parent or guardian and all employees with a completed copy of the JFS 01337 "Type A Home Parent and Employee Information" (rev. 9/2011). This document shall contain the written information concerning licensing regulations, the operation of the child care program in the type A home, and all policies and procedures of the type A home. If there are any revisions or additions to this information, the administrator shall provide a written copy of the changes to the parents/guardians of each child and all employees.

(B) The written policies of the type A home shall not conflict with Chapter 5101:2-13 of the Administrative Code.

(C) A copy of the type A home's written information, policies and procedures shall be available at the home for review by the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS).

(D) The parent or guardian and each employee shall sign and date a statement verifying the review and receipt of the written policies and procedures. The signed statement shall be kept on file at the type A home for review.

(E) The type A home shall demonstrate in daily practice that all written policies, procedures, and statements given to the parents, guardians, and employees are followed.

(F) The administrator or designee shall interview each child and his or her parent or guardian prior to the child's admission to the program.

(G) The type A home shall provide the tax identification number to parents or guardians at the time children are accepted into the program or upon request.

(H) The owner of the type A home child care program shall complete one of the following:

(1) Obtain and maintain liability insurance insuring the owner of the program against liability arising out of, or in connection with, the operation of the type A home.

(a) The liability insurance shall cover any cause the owner of the type A home child care program is liable, in the amount of at least one hundred thousand dollars per occurrence and three hundred thousand dollars in the aggregate.

(b) Proof of insurance shall be maintained at the home.

(c) If the owner of the child care program is not the owner of the real property where the type A home is located and the owner of the child care program obtains liability insurance described in paragraph (H)(1) of this rule, the owner of the child care program shall name the owner of the property as an additional insured party on the liability insurance policy if all of the following apply:

(i) The owner of the property requests in writing the owner of the child care program add the owner of the property to the liability insurance policy as an additional insured party.

(ii) The addition of the property owner does not result in cancellation or nonrenewal of the insurance policy.

(iii) The property owner pays any additional premium assessed for coverage of the owner of the property.

(2) Provide each parent or guardian of children receiving care in the home with a JFS 01933 "Liability Insurance Statement for Type A and Type B Family Child Care Homes" (8/2009). The JFS 01933 is to be signed by the parent or guardian and on file by the child's first day of attendance.

(a) If the owner of the child care program is not the owner of the real property where the type A home is in operation, the statement shall also include: the owner of the property may not provide for coverage of any liability arising out of, or in connection with, the operation of the type A home.

(b) The signed JFS 01933 for each child shall be maintained at the home.

Effective: 09/29/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.011 , 5104.041
Rule Amplifies: 5104.011 , 5104.03 , 5104.041
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/86, 7/1/03, 9/1/05, 9/1/07, 12/1/09, 7/1/10