Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 290-2-3-.14 - Reporting

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) Required Reports. Within twenty-four (24) hours or the next work day, the Home shall report or cause to be reported to the Department: any death of a Child while in the care of the Home; any serious illness or injury requiring hospitalization or professional medical attention other than first aid of a Child while in the care of the Home; any situation when a Child in care becomes missing, such as but not limited to, a Child who is left on a vehicle, a Child who leaves the Home, playground, or property, or a Child who is left behind on any trip; any fire; any structural disaster; any emergency situation that requires temporarily relocating children; and any time the Home's operating status changes (i.e., open to closed or temporarily closed and temporarily closed to open).
(2) Criminal Record. Within twenty-four (24) hours or the next work day, that the Home knows or reasonably should know that there has been an arrest or change in the Comprehensive Records Check Determination of any Provider or Employee (including any resident of the Home age 17 or older), or the Fingerprint Records Check Determination for any Provisional Employee, the Provider or designated person-in-charge shall report or cause to be reported to the Department the incident and the name of any such Provider, Employee or Provisional Employee of the Home.
(3) Child Abuse, Neglect or Deprivation. Within twenty-four (24) hours or the next work day, the Provider or designated person-in-charge shall report or cause to be reported any suspected incident of child abuse, neglect or deprivation to the local County Department of Family and Children Services in accordance with state law and to the Department, notifying that such a report was made.
(4) Communicable Diseases. The Provider or designated person-in-charge shall report or cause to be reported any cases or suspected cases of notifiable communicable diseases (COVID-19, Tuberculosis, Measles, etc.) or any viruses or illnesses identified during a public health emergency, immediately to the Department and to the local County Health Department as required by the rules of the Georgia Department of Public Health, Rule 511-2-1, Notification of Disease.
(5) Annual Reports. The Department may request an annual report from the Provider of a Home. If such a request is made, the Provider shall have up to thirty (30) days to submit the annual report to the Department.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 290-2-3-.14
O.C.G.A. § 20-1A-1et seq., 42 U.S.C. § 9857 et seq.
Original Rule entitled "Denial or Revocation of Certificate" adopted. F. Feb. 21, 1983; eff. Mar. 23, 1983, as specified by the Agency. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Reporting" adopted. F. Feb. 4, 1994; eff. Mar. 1, 1994, as specified by the Agency. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Aug. 7, 2009; eff. Aug. 27, 2009. Amended: F. Dec. 13, 2013; eff. Jan. 2, 2014. Amended: F. Dec. 4, 2015; eff. Dec. 24, 2015. Amended: F. May 26, 2017; eff. June 15, 2017. Amended: F. Aug. 17, 2018; eff. Sept. 6, 2018. Amended: F. Aug. 31, 2020; eff. Sept. 20, 2020.

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