|(a) The home must be clean, safe, and free of obvious
fire and other hazards. The home must be equipped with smoke detectors.
(b) Pets must be vaccinated and treated as recommended
by a licensed veterinarian.
(c) If the adoptive home has a swimming pool, wading
pool, hot tub, or other bodies of water on the premises, you must
discuss safety issues and plans to ensure the safety of the child
with the adoptive applicants.
(d) You must discuss and assess basic care and safety
issues depending on the age and specific needs of the child or children
being considered for placement in the home. When you select a child
for placement in the home, you must discuss issues specific to the
child including supervision, special health or behavior risks, and
general child care needs according to the experience and training
needs of the adoptive parents.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §749.3663 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7469; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909