Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-1258 - Admission and release of residents

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

(a) Policies and procedures. Each permittee and each licensee shall implement policies and procedures for the admission and release of residents. These policies and procedures shall ensure that each individual is admitted unless at least one of the following conditions is met:
(1) The individual's placement is not authorized by the revised Kansas code for the care of children, K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 38-2201 et seq., or K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 65-535, and amendments thereto.
(2) The individual needs immediate medical care.
(3) Admission of the individual would cause the permittee or licensee to exceed the terms of the temporary permit or license.
(b) Authorization of admission. Each permittee and each licensee shall ensure that no individual is admitted to the facility unless the placement is authorized by the revised Kansas code for the care of children, K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 38-2201 et seq., and K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 65-535, and amendments thereto.
(c) Preadmission health screening. Each individual who shows evidence of being physically ill, injured, or under the influence of alcohol or drugs shall be assessed in accordance with the facility's policies and procedures to determine whether the individual needs immediate medical care.
(d) Admission procedures. Each permittee and each licensee shall ensure that the admission procedures include the following:
(1) Informing each resident, or the resident's legal guardian if the resident is unable to understand, of the purposes for which information is obtained and the manner in which the information will be used;
(2) completing an admission form, including verification of custody status and a life history of each resident;
(3) completing a health history checklist on a form approved by the department;
(4) completing an inventory that documents each resident's clothing and personal possessions;
(5) distributing personal hygiene items;
(6) providing for a shower and hair care;
(7) issuing clean, laundered clothing, if necessary; and
(8) assigning each resident to a sleeping room.
(e) Guardianship. No permittee, licensee, staff member, or volunteer shall accept permanent legal guardianship of a resident.
(f) Release procedures. Each permittee and each licensee shall ensure that the following procedures are followed when a resident is released from a facility:
(1) Procedures for the release of a resident shall include the following:
(A) Verification of the identification and the authority of the individual to whom the resident is being released;
(B) verification of the identity of the resident;
(C) transportation arrangements;
(D) instructions for forwarding mail; and
(E) return of personal property to the resident, including a receipt for all personal property, signed by the resident.
(2) Facility release forms shall be signed and dated by the individual to whom the resident is released and by the staff member releasing the resident.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-1258
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 65-508 and 65-535; effective, T-28-12-17-13, Dec. 17, 2013; effective March 28, 2014.

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