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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 19DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 749MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR CHILD-PLACING AGENCIES
SUBCHAPTER MFOSTER HOMES: SCREENINGS AND VERIFICATIONS
DIVISION 7RESPITE CHILD-CARE SERVICES
RULE §749.2625What information regarding the child must I share with the respite child-care services provider?

To ensure continuity of care, you must share the following information with the respite child-care services provider before placing the child in the home:

  (1) Specific needs of a child, including:

    (A) All psychiatric or medical treatment currently being provided;

    (B) Medication regimen and medication instructions;

    (C) Authorization for medical treatment; and

    (D) Any other needs of a child that should be addressed by the respite child-care services provider;

  (2) Non-routine events taking place in the life of the child;

  (3) Emergency contact information, including the:

    (A) Child's physician(s);

    (B) Child's parent; and

    (C) Agency's telephone number; and

  (4) The child's history that may affect the provider's ability to provide care for the child, including:

    (A) Background of abuse and/or neglect;

    (B) Physical aggression or sexual behavior problems;

    (C) Fire setting;

    (D) Maiming or killing animals;

    (E) Suicidal ideations and attempts; and

    (F) Run-away behaviors.


Source Note: The provisions of this §749.2625 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7469

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