Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-360 - Compliance with regulations
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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28-4-360. Compliance with regulations. (a) Center licenses shall be prominently displayed.
(b) A copy of these regulations shall be kept on the premises at all times. A copy of the regulations for licensing of detention centers and secure care centers for children and youth shall be available to all staff members.
(c) Centers licensed January 1, 1993 or later shall be required to meet structural requirements as stated in K.A.R. 28-4-359(d). Centers licensed before January 1, 1993 which are in compliance with the regulations for licensing detention centers and secure care centers for children and youth that became effective May 1, 1979 and were amended November 19, 1986, May 1, 1987 and February 26, 1990 shall continue to comply with those rules and regulations applicable to physical plant requirements regardless of the minimums established under current regulations. Each existing center which makes any structural addition or alteration, shall come into compliance with current structural requirements.
(d) Each applicant or licensee may submit a written request for an exception to a regulation to the Kansas department of health and environment. An exception may be granted if the secretary determines that the exception would not diminish the current level of juvenile care and if statutory requirements are not violated. The nature of the exception, the conditions and the duration of the exception shall be in writing. Written notification shall be given to the licensee.
(e) Each center shall develop and implement a quality assurance program to ensure consistent compliance with these regulations. The quality assurance program shall provide for:
(1) Review of policies, procedures and practice; and
(2) reconciliation with licensure requirements.
(f) The county health department representative or the contracted surveyor who evaluates the center for licensing purposes shall be used as a consultant with regard to compliance with licensing regulations.
(g) The Kansas department of health and environment shall revoke a license or deny any application in any case in which there is a failure of compliance with the provisions of these regulations. (Authorized by K.S.A. 65-508 and implementing K.S.A. 65-504 and K.S.A. 65-508; effective May 1, 1979; amended Aug. 23, 1993.)