5101:2-7-07 Health services.

(A) A foster caregiver shall be responsible for following instructions of the agency which placed the child for providing health care services to each foster child.

(B) A foster caregiver shall adhere to the following instructions surrounding medications for a foster child:

(1) A foster caregiver shall administer or supervise the administration of prescription drugs to a foster child only for whom the medication was prescribed and according to the prescribing physician's instruction.

(2) Prescription drugs shall be kept in a container, labeled with the foster child's name, the correct dosage and relevant instructions.

(3) All prescription drugs in a foster home shall be stored in a locked cabinet or storage area except that an inhaler or medication may be available to a person with a special health condition, who may need these for an emergency.

(4) Prescribed drugs shall be disposed of in a safe manner when the prescription is no longer current.

(5) Any side effects of prescription drugs shall be reported immediately to the prescribing physician and the recommending agency.

Effective: 08/01/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/10/2009 and 08/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5103.02 , 5103.03
Rule Amplifies: 5103.02 , 5103.03
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/66, 10/1/86, 1/1/91, 1/1/03