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DELACARE RULES FOR EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION AND SCHOOL-AGE CENTERS  January 2007

HEALTH CONSULTATION

314. A licensee shall have specific arrangements with a health care provider who will agree to provide consultation on both routine and emergency health care for children.

 


Every facility shall seek the services of a health consultant. This health consultant will provide the facility with ongoing consultation to assist in the development of written policies relating to health and safety, as specified in Health Consultants

The health consultant shall visit each facility as needed to review and give advice on the facility's health component. Center-based facilities that serve any child younger than 2 years of age shall be visited at least once a month by a health professional with general knowledge and skills in child health and safety. Center-based facilities that are not open at least 5 days a week or that serve only children 2 years of age or older shall be visited at least quarterly, on a schedule that meets the needs of the composite group of children. Small and large family child care homes shall be visited at least annually. Written documentation of health consultant visits shall be maintained at the facility.

consultation services which could include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

Direct observation of learning environments indoors and outdoors

Observation of practices carried out by personnel (example: diapering, feeding, sanitizing, supervision)

Review of health and safety written policies

Review of parent consent forms pertaining to health and safety of children

Review of daily medication record forms

Review of child injury/incident report forms

Review of health and safety regulatory records

Assessment of safety hazards indoors and outdoors

Review and assessment of child and personnel immunization certificates

Review and assessment of child health exam forms and parent statements

Review and assessment of employee, substitutes, and volunteers health exam or personal health statement forms

 


 

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