7 AAC 50.140 - Reports

(a) In addition to the notice of changes required by AS 47.32.200, a facility shall report the following planned changes to the licensing representative as soon as possible, but not later than 30 days before they are expected to occur:
(1) change in the individual operating the facility;
(2) change in the name of the individual operating the facility;
(3) change in the name of the facility;
(4) change of administrator;
(5) change in the age or sex of the children served;
(6) deletion or addition of a specialization under 7 AAC 50.600 - 7 AAC 50.650;
(7) addition of an adult member to the licensee's household for 45 days or longer.
(b) A facility shall immediately report the following occurrences in the facility to the licensing representative:
(1) death of a child while in care;
(2) except for situations described in (c) of this section, serious injury or illness of a child while in care;
(3) fire or other disaster affecting the facility;
(4) an unplanned change in an item listed in (a) of this section;
(5) repealed 7/1/2022.
(c) If approved in advance by the department, a facility regularly serving medically fragile children does not need to make the report required by (b)(2) of this section.
(d) A full time care facility shall immediately report the following incidents involving a child in care to the child's placing worker:
(1) death of a child in care;
(2) attempted or threatened suicide by a child in care;
(3) life-threatening illness or hospitalization of a child in care, unless the child is a medically-fragile child;
(4) unapproved absence for more than 10 hours by a child in care;
(5) the direct admission of a runaway child to a shelter home or to a residential child care facility with a specialization in serving runaway children.
(e) A full time care facility shall report the following to the child's placing worker no later than the first working day that it is known:
(1) pregnancy of a child in care;
(2) severe distress depression suicidal threats, homicidal threats, or suicidal or homicidal ideation of a child in care;
(3) nonemergency medical care requiring consent from the child's parent for the needed procedure, treatment, or prescription, even if there is not time to receive parental permission or parental rights have been terminated; in this paragraph "nonemergency medical care" includes surgery, anesthesia, and the administration of psychotropic medication, or another drug prescribed for mental illness or behavioral problems;
(4) violation of a condition of probation by a child in care, if applicable;
(5) allegations of criminal conduct by a child in care.
(f) If a child in a full time care facility has no placing worker, the facility shall give the reports required in (d) and (e) of this section to the department.

Notes

7 AAC 50.140
Eff. 1/1/96, Register 136; am 3/1/98, Register 145; am 1/1/2001, Register 156; am 7/1/2022, Register 242, July 2022

Authority: AS 44.29.020

AS 47.10.142

AS 47.32.030

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