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Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers

WAC 388-150-210
Health Care Plan

(1) The licensee shall maintain current written health policies and procedures for staff orientation and use, and for the parent. The health care plan shall include, but not be limited to, information about the center's procedures concerning:

(a) Communicable disease prevention, reporting, and management;

(b) Action taken for medical emergencies;

(c) First aid;

(d) Care of minor illnesses;

(e) Medication management;

(f) General hygiene practices;

(g) Handwashing practices;

(h) Food and food services; and

(i) Infant care procedures and nursing consultation, where applicable.

(2) In centers licensed for thirteen or more children, the licensee shall use the services of an advisory physician, physician's assistant, or registered nurse to assist in the development, approval, and periodic review of the center's health care plan.

This medical practitioner shall sign and date the health plan.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.020 and 74.15.030. 93-18-001 (Order 3623), §388150-210, filed 8/18/93, effective 9/18/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030.

91-07-013 (Order 3151), § 388-150-210, filed 3/12/91, effective 4/12/91; 90-23078 (Order 3103), § 388-150-210, filed 11/20/90, effective 12/21/90.]


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