Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-1256 - Records

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Recordkeeping system. Each applicant, each permittee, and each licensee shall ensure that there is an organized recordkeeping system for the facility, which shall include the following:
(1) Provisions shall be made for the identification, security, confidentiality, control, retrieval, preservation, and retirement of all resident, staff member, volunteer, and facility records.
(2) All records shall be available at the facility for review by the department.
(b) Resident records.
(1) Each permittee and each licensee shall maintain an individual record for each resident, which shall include the following information:
(A) Documentation of the preadmission screening;
(B) the admissions form;
(C) verification of custody status of the resident;
(D) a record of the resident's personal possessions as specified in K.A.R. 28-4-1258;
(E) a health record that meets the requirements in K.A.R. 28-4-1259;
(F) a copy of each written report of any incidents involving the resident and specified in K.A.R. 28-4-1257 and K.A.R. 28-4-1264;
(G) documentation of the resident's receipt of the facility rule book; and
(H) the individualized plan of care.
(2) Provisions shall be made for the transfer of a resident's record upon release of the resident to another child care facility. The record shall precede the resident or accompany the resident to that child care facility. All information that cannot be transferred at the time of the release of the resident shall be transferred within 72 hours of the release of the resident.
(3) Information from a resident's record shall not be released without written permission from the court, the Kansas department for children and families, or the resident's parent or legal guardian.
(c) Staff member records. Each permittee and each licensee shall maintain an individual record for each staff member, which shall include the following information:
(1) The application for employment, including the staff member's qualifications, references, and dates of previous employment;
(2) a copy of each applicable current professional license, certificate, or registration;
(3) the staff member's current job responsibilities;
(4) a health record that meets the requirements in K.A.R. 28-4-1259(f), including a record of the results of each health examination and each tuberculosis test;
(5) a copy of a valid driver's license of a type appropriate for the vehicle being used, for each staff member who transports any resident;
(6) documentation of all orientation and in-service training required in K.A.R. 28-4-1255(k);
(7) documentation of training in medication administration if medication administration is included in the staff member's job duties;
(8) a copy of each grievance or incident report concerning the staff member, including documentation of the resolution of each report; and
(9) documentation that the staff member has read, understands, and agrees to all of the following:
(A) The requirements for mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse, neglect, and exploitation;
(B) all regulations governing facilities;
(C) the facility's policies and procedures that are applicable to the job responsibilities of the staff member; and
(D) the confidentiality of resident information.
(d) Volunteer records. Each permittee and each licensee shall maintain an individual record for each volunteer at the facility, which shall include the following information:
(1) The application for volunteering at the facility;
(2) the volunteer's responsibilities at the facility;
(3) a health record that meets the requirements in K.A.R. 28-4-1259(f), including a record of the results of each health examination and each tuberculosis test, for each volunteer in contact with residents;
(4) documentation of all orientation and in-service training required for volunteers in K.A.R. 28-4-1255(k);
(5) a copy of each grievance or incident report concerning the volunteer, including documentation of the resolution of each report; and
(6) documentation that the volunteer has read, understands, and agrees to all of the following:
(A) The requirements for mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse, neglect, and exploitation;
(B) all regulations governing facilities;
(C) the facility's policies and procedures that are applicable to the responsibilities of the volunteer; and
(D) the confidentiality of resident information.
(e) Facility records. Each applicant, each permittee, and each licensee shall ensure that the facility records are completed and maintained. These records shall include the following information:
(1) Documentation of the requests submitted to the department for background checks in order to meet the requirements of K.A.R. 28-4-1253;
(2) documentation of notification to the school district as specified in K.A.R. 28-4-1251(f);
(3) documentation of each approval granted by the secretary for each change, exception, or amendment;
(4) the facility's policies and procedures;
(5) all documentation specified in K.A.R. 28-4-1264 for emergency plans, fire and tornado drills, and written policies and procedures on the security and control of the residents;
(6) all documentation specified in K.A.R. 28-4-1264 for the inspection and the maintenance of security devices, including locking mechanisms and any delayed-exit mechanisms on doors;
(7) documentation of approval of any private water or sewage systems as specified in K.A.R. 28-4-1265;
(8) documentation of compliance with all applicable building codes, fire safety requirements, and zoning codes;
(9) all documentation specified in K.A.R. 28-4-1268 for transportation;
(10) documentation of vaccinations for any animal kept on the premises, as required by K.A.R. 28-4-1269(c); and
(11) a copy of each contract and each agreement.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-1256
Authorized by K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 65-508 and 65-535; implementing K.S.A. 65-507 and K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 65-508, 65-516, and 65-535; effective, T-28-12-17-13, Dec. 17, 2013; effective March 28, 2014.

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