10A NCAC 09 .2403 SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR LICENSURE
(a) A center that enrolls mildly sick children as a component of a child care center shall have approval for short term care for mildly sick children indicated on their license. A copy of the license shall be posted in the area used by mildly sick children so that it is seen by the public.
(b) A center that enrolls mildly sick children as a component of a child care center may admit mildly sick children only who otherwise attend the center.
(c) A child care center operated as a separate stand alone program shall be issued a license restricting services to short term care for mildly sick children.
(d) Any center that enrolls mildly sick children shall develop written policies that contain the following:
(1) admission requirements;
(2) inclusion and exclusion criteria;
(3) preadmission health assessment procedures as set forth in 10A NCAC 09 .2409(a)(1); and
(4) plans for staff training and communication with parents and health care professionals.
These policies shall be reviewed by a child care health consultant or other health care professional prior to licensure to ensure compliance with health care practices for mildly sick children.
History Note: Authority G.S. 110-88(11); 143B-168.3;
Eff. April 1, 2003;
Readopted Eff. October 1, 2017.