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§ 101226. Health-Related Services.

22 CA ADC § 101226BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 22. Social Security
Division 12. Child Care Facility Licensing Regulations
Chapter 1. Child Care Center General Licensing Requirements
Article 6. Continuing Requirements
22 CCR § 101226
§ 101226. Health-Related Services.
(a) The licensee shall immediately notify the child's authorized representative if the child becomes ill or sustains an injury more serious than a minor cut or scratch. The licensee shall obtain specific instructions from the authorized representative regarding action to be taken.
(1) In the case of an illness severe enough to require isolation of the child, the center shall follow the procedures specified in Section 101226.2.
(2) In the case of less serious injuries including, but not limited to, minor cuts, scratches and bites from other children requiring assessment and/or administration of first aid by staff, the licensee shall document the injury in the child's record and notify the child's authorized representative of the nature of the injury when the child is picked up from the center.
(b) The licensee shall make prompt arrangements for obtaining medical treatment for any child if necessary.
(c) The licensee shall obtain emergency medical treatment without specific instructions from the child's authorized representative if the authorized representative cannot be reached immediately, or if the nature of the child's illness or injury is such that there should be no delay in getting medical treatment for the child.
(1) The teacher supervising activities away from the center premises shall carry one of the following for each child engaged in such activities:
(A) A signed consent form for emergency medical treatment; or
(B) For a child not required to have a consent form for emergency medical treatment pursuant to Section 101220(f), the phone numbers of the authorized representative, relatives or others who can assume responsibility for the child in an emergency.
(d) The licensee shall maintain the following first-aid supplies in a location accessible to staff but inaccessible to children:
(1) A current edition of a first-aid manual.
(2) Sterile first-aid dressings.
(3) Bandages or roller bandages.
(4) Adhesive tape.
(5) Scissors.
(6) Tweezers.
(7) Thermometer.
(8) Antiseptic solution.
(e) In centers where the licensee chooses to handle medications:
(1) All prescription and nonprescription medications shall be centrally stored in accordance with the requirements specified below:
(A) Medications shall be kept in a safe place inaccessible to children.
(B) Each container shall have an unaltered label.
(C) A refrigerator shall be used to store any medication that requires refrigeration.
(2) All prescription and nonprescription medications shall be maintained with the child's name and shall be dated.
(3) Prescription medications may be administered if all of the following conditions are met:
(A) Prescription medications shall be administered in accordance with the label directions as prescribed by the child's physician.
(B) For each prescription medication, the licensee shall obtain, in writing, approval and instructions from the child's authorized representative for the administration of the medication to the child.
1. This documentation shall be kept in the child's record.
2. The instructions from the child's authorized representative shall not conflict with the label directions as prescribed by the child's physician.
(4) Nonprescription medications may be administered without approval or instructions from the child's physician if all of the following conditions are met:
(A) Nonprescription medications shall be administered in accordance with the product label directions on the nonprescription medication container(s).
(B) For each nonprescription medication, the licensee shall obtain, in writing, approval and instructions from the child's authorized representative for the administration of the medication to the child.
1. This documentation shall be kept in the child's record.
2. The instructions from the child's authorized representative shall not conflict with the product label directions on the nonprescription medication container(s).
(5) The licensee shall develop and implement a written plan to record the administration of prescription and nonprescription medications and to inform the child's authorized representative daily when such medications have been given.
(6) When no longer needed by the child, or when the child withdraws from the center, all medications shall be returned to the child's authorized representative or disposed of after an attempt to reach the authorized representative.
Note: Authority cited: Section 1596.81, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1596.72, 1596.73, 1596.81 and 1597.05, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Renumbering and amendment of section heading and section of former section 101326 to new section 101226 filed 9-14-98; operative 11-1-98 (Register 98, No. 38).
2. Editorial correction of subsection (e)(3) (Register 2002, No. 39).
This database is current through 11/19/21 Register 2021, No. 47
22 CCR § 101226, 22 CA ADC § 101226
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