Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-822 - Safety procedures; emergency plan; drills

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

(a) Each licensee shall make the following preparations for emergencies:
(1) Each licensee shall ensure that a telephone and emergency information are available as specified in K.A.R. 28-4-820.
(2) Each licensee shall develop an emergency plan for the family foster home to provide for the safety of all residents of the home in emergencies including fires, tornadoes, storms, floods, and serious injuries.
(3) Each emergency plan shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the family foster home.
(4) Each licensee and each individual providing care in the family foster home shall be informed of and shall follow the emergency plan.
(b) Each licensee shall ensure that prior arrangements are made at a hospital or clinic for emergency treatment for each child in foster care and shall ensure that all medical and surgical consent forms are acceptable to the hospital or clinic.
(c) If the child in foster care is taken to the hospital or clinic for emergency treatment, each licensee shall ensure that the child's health assessment forms and the medical and surgical consent forms are taken to the hospital or clinic.
(d) If a caregiver accompanies a child in foster care to the source of emergency care, that caregiver shall remain with the child. Each licensee shall ensure that an arrangement is made and followed to ensure supervision of the other children in the family foster home if a child requires emergency care.
(e) Each licensee shall ensure that a fire drill is conducted monthly and that the drills are scheduled to allow participation by each family member and child in foster care. The date and time of each drill shall be recorded and kept on file in the family foster home.
(f) Each licensee shall ensure that a tornado drill is conducted monthly during April through September and that the drill is scheduled to allow participation by each resident of the family foster home. The date and time of each drill shall be recorded and kept on file in the family foster home.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-822
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-508; effective March 28, 2008.

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