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Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers


R9-5-905
Supplemental Program and Equipment Standards for Night Care

After with the parent or guardian to establish a written plan regarding night home care, a day care group home providing night home care shall comply with the following:

  1. The facility shall provide each infant with a crib which meets the requirements of R9-5-902 (A)(15) through (19) and each child with an individual, comfortable bed that is not less than a sturdy cot;

  2. Enrolled children shall be bathed or showered at the facility only with written permission of parent or guardian:

  3. If enrolled children are bathed at the facility, the bathtub or shower shall be sanitized between uses:

  4. Facility personnel who provide evening and night child care for enrolled children shall remain awake until all children are asleep:

  5. During night home care, personnel may sleep only if they maintain unobstructed access to the sleeping enrolled children and unimpaired hearing of them. Personnel or household members shall not share the same bed with an enrolled child:

  6. An enrolled child shall not sleep in a bed used at other times of the day or night by household members.

Historical Note

Adopted as an emergency effective July 3, 1989, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days: Emergency rule readopted effective September 28, 1989, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41 -1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 89-3). Emergency rule readopted effective December 27, 1989, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 89-4). Emergency rule readopted effective April 3, 1990, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 90-2). Emergency expired.
Emergency rule readopted effective July 9, 1990, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days (supp 90-3)
Emergency rule permanently adopted with changes effective October, 1990 (Supp 90-4).


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