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Rule 3701-19-36 | General requirements for pediatric respite care programs.


(A) Any person or public agency licensed under section 3712.041 of the Revised Code and this chapter to provide a pediatric respite care program is obligated to:

(1) Provide a planned and continuous pediatric respite care program, the medical components of which are under the direction of a physician;

(2) Ensure that care is available twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week;

(3) Establish an interdisciplinary plan of care for each pediatric respite patient and their family as prescribed by rule 3701-19-40 of the Administrative Code that:

(a) Is coordinated by one designated individual who ensures that all components of the plan of care are addressed and implemented;

(b) Addresses maintenance of patient-family participation in decision making; and

(c) Is periodically reviewed by the patient's attending physician and by the patient's interdisciplinary team.

(4) Have an interdisciplinary team or teams that provide or supervise the provision of care and establish the policies governing the provision of the care;

(5) Provide bereavement counseling as prescribed by rule 3701-19-46 of the Administrative Code for pediatric respite patients' families if requested;

(6) Maintain clinical records as prescribed by rule 3701-19-50 of the Administrative Code on all pediatric respite patients under its care in a central location.

(B) A component or components of the care provided by a pediatric respite care program may be provided under a written contract with another person or public agency, pursuant to rule 3701-19-41 of the Administrative Code.

(C) After receiving a license, a pediatric respite care program is obligated to comply with all requirements of Chapter 3712. of the Revised Code, Chapter 3701-13 of the Adminsitrative Code, and Chapter 3701-19 of the Administrative Code.

Last updated February 20, 2024 at 8:45 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