Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-127 - Emergencies

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

(a) A working telephone shall be on the premises. Emergency telephone numbers shall be posted next to the telephone for the police, fire department, ambulance, hospital or hospitals, and poison control center.
(b) Emergency medical treatment.
(1) Each facility shall have on file at the facility for each child:
(A) written permission of the parent, guardian, or legal custodian for emergency medical treatment on a form that meets the requirements of the hospital or clinic where emergency medical care will be given; and
(B) the name, address and telephone number of a physician to be called in case of emergency.
(2) Residential facilities providing emergency care shall be exempt from K.A.R. 28-4-127 (b)(1)(A).
(3) Provisions shall be made at a hospital or clinic for emergency treatment for children.
(c) Health assessment forms and emergency release forms shall be taken to the emergency room with the child.
(d) When a staff member accompanies a child to the source of emergency care, that person shall remain with the child unless or until a parent or parent's designee assumes responsibility for the child. Such an arrangement shall not compromise the supervision of the other children in the facility.
(e) Reporting illnesses and injuries:
(A) Residential facilities shall have on file at the facility written policies on reporting of illnesses and injuries of adults and children.
(B) The policies shall be approved by the licensing agency.
(2) Day care facilities shall report immediately to the parent or guardian each illness or injury of a child which requires medical attention.
(3) Communicable diseases shall be reported to the county health department by the next working day.
(f) Any injury or illness which results in the death of a child in care shall be reported by the next working day to the county health department or the Kansas department of health and environment.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-127
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-508 and 65-522; effective May 1, 1986; amended May 1, 1987; amended Feb. 26, 1990.

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