Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-289 - Admission policies and procedures

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

(a) Written admission criteria shall be clearly defined.
(b) Intake policies.
(1) Identifying information shall be obtained to initiate each juvenile's record. This information shall include a description of behavior and obvious physical problems of each juvenile.
(2) An arrest record shall accompany each juvenile to the facility. A detention hearing shall be held as designated in the juvenile code.
(3) If it is known that the juvenile's parents, guardian or other custodians have not been notified, the facility's staff shall notify such persons of custody.
(4) Prior to admission, each juvenile shall be searched and items removed that might be used to injure self or others.
(5) Upon admission, if a juvenile surrenders money and personal property, a record of each of these properties shall be signed by both the juvenile and the attendant and placed in the juvenile's record. Each refusal to sign shall be documented.
(6) A health history checklist shall be completed for each juvenile at the time of admission. Each checklist shall be completed by the person who admits the juvenile, using the forms supplied by the Kansas department of health and environment.
(7) Each juvenile shall not be admitted if he or she shows evidence of being seriously ill or injured until examined by a physician.
(8) Upon admission, rules and regulations of the facility shall be discussed with each juvenile, and the juvenile shall sign a statement that the rules and regulations have been reviewed.
(c) Release policies.
(1) Each release shall be approved by the court of jurisdiction or other designated authority.
(2) The facility shall provide release forms to be signed by the person to whom the juvenile is released.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-289
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-508; effective, T-28-7-29-88, July 29, 1988; effective Dec. 12, 1988.

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