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Rule 3701-19-34 | Inspections.


(A) Prior to issuing a license for a pediatric respite care program, the director will conduct an announced licensure inspection of the applicant's facilities and services.

(B) The director will conduct an unannounced licensure inspection of each licensed pediatric respite care program's facilities and services at a minimum frequency of once every three years. The director may conduct additional inspections of any licensed pediatric respite care program at any other time he or she considers necessary including, but not limited to, investigating complaints.

(C) Prior to issuing an amended license for an increase in pediatric respite care patient rooms, the director will conduct an announced licensure inspection of all pediatric respite care patient rooms being added to the license;

(D) For purposes of this paragraph, "follow-up inspection" means an inspection, which may include on-site and off-site activities, conducted by the department to determine whether the pediatric respite care program has corrected a violation or violations cited on a previous inspection. The fees for inspections conducted by the director pursuant to section 3712.031 of the Revised Code and paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule are as follows:

(1) Licensure inspection fee of one thousand six hundred twenty-five dollars;

(2) Amended license inspection for an increase in pediatric respite care patient rooms fee of eight hundred twenty-five dollars;

(3) Complaint inspection fee of eight hundred fifty dollars;

(4) Follow-up inspection fee of three hundred fifty dollars; and

(5) Desk audit or compliance review inspection fee of two hundred fifty dollars.

(E) Each pediatric respite care program is obligated to provide the director access to its premises and staff at all times and to pertinent records upon request. The program is obligated to ensure that the director has access to all parts of its facilities, services, and records, including any services provided under contract with the program. The inspections may include direct interaction with patients and their families, with the patients' or families' consent.

(F) If an inspection of an applicant's pediatric respite care program or of a licensed program reveals a violation or violations of Chapter 3712. of the Revised Code or of Chapter 3701-19 or 3701-13 of the Administrative Code, the director, in his or her discretion, may require submission of a plan of correction for each violation. The pediatric respite care program is obligated to submit the plan within fourteen days after receiving the director's notification that a plan of correction is required.

Last updated February 20, 2024 at 8:44 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3712.031
Amplifies: 3712.031, 3712.041, 3712.051, 3712.061, 3712.09, and 3712.99
Five Year Review Date: 2/19/2029
Prior Effective Dates: 12/26/2013