10A NCAC 70E .1109       HEALTH REGULATIONS

The supervising agency shall have a discussion regarding water quality and sanitation with the applicants.  The supervising agency shall document the date the discussion was held and include a statement that the family is not aware of any health hazards caused by the family's water and sanitation facilities.  The supervising agency shall ask the family about water testing that has been done and any immediate or past problems concerning water quality and sanitation.  As part of the on-site visit, the supervising agency shall observe that the home has running water.  As part of the on-site visit, the supervising agency shall observe that the home has a sanitary toilet and bathing facility.  Licensure of a foster home shall not be recommended if the supervising agency has any reason to believe the water supply is not safe or the toilet and bathing facilities are not sanitary.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-10.1; 131D-10.3; 131D-10.5; 143B-153;

Eff. September 1, 2007.