|(a) DFPS has a duty to ensure that every child in DFPS
conservatorship receives appropriate medical care, including appropriate
physical, dental, behavioral, vision, and allied health care such
as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dietetic
and other health-related services. Each child's medical care must
(1) emergency medical care whenever needed;
(2) timely examinations and treatments of non-emergency
injuries and illness; and
(3) regular preventive care appropriate to the child's
age and condition, including immunizations and tuberculin (TB) tests.
(b) Consent for medical care provided to children in
DFPS conservatorship must be provided in accordance with Chapter
266, Texas Family Code, and relevant court orders or agreements between
DFPS and the person designated to provide consent.