5122-35-03 Operator standards.

An AAA may only certify a home as an adult foster home if the operator (or, "operators") of that home meets the following standards:

(A) The operator provides documentation to the AAA showing that the operator is free of any communicable diseases, unless efforts are made to minimize the likelihood that the disease will be transmitted to a resident;

(B) The operator provides documentation to the AAA, every two years or upon request, verifying that the operator is not dependent upon income earned from a resident in order to support the operator's household;

(C) The operator provides the AAA with proof of ownership of the residence; or, the operator provides the AAA with a signed agreement from the operator's landlord indicating that the landlord allows the operator to use the residence as an adult foster home for a minimum of two years;

(D) The operator provides the AAA with documentation verifying the completion of at least six hours of continuing education relevant to resident care during each two-year certification period;

(E) The operator demonstrates communication skills, including the ability to read, to write, and to make brief and accurate oral or written reports;

(F) The operator complies with the criminal records check requirements of section 5119.693 of the Revised Code; and,

(G) The operator agrees to accept referrals from the RSS program.

Effective: 02/17/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/30/2011 and 02/17/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5119.692 , 5119.693
Rule Amplifies: 5119.692 , 5119.693
Prior Effective Dates: 2-1-1994 (Emer.), 5-3-1994, 4-26-1998, 7-13-2003, 1-1-2008, 2-15-2009