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Rule 3701-19-49 | Twenty-four hour nursing services in pediatric respite care program facilities.


(A) A pediatric respite care program will ensure that nursing services are available twenty-four hours per day and seven days a week in each facility used to provide care to its patients.

(1) These services will be sufficient enough to meet the nursing needs of the pediatric respite care patients residing in the facility; and

(2) Each shift will be staffed by a nurse who provides direct patient care. If staffed by a licensed practical nurse, a registered nurse will be on call and available.

(B) The number and type of personnel will be sufficient enough to meet the needs of the pediatric respite care patients.

(C) A pediatric respite care program facility will provide each patient's treatments, medications, and diets as prescribed or ordered.

(D) The facility will keep each patient comfortable, clean, well-groomed, and protected from accident, injury, and infection.

(1) Patient's will be protected from accident and injury through the use of appropriate safety measures;

(2) Routine, special care, and emergency needs of all patients will be met at all times; and

(3) Patient calls will be responded to promptly.

Last updated February 20, 2024 at 8:47 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