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TITLE 26HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
PART 1HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 749MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR CHILD-PLACING AGENCIES
SUBCHAPTER HFOSTER CARE SERVICES: ADMISSION AND PLACEMENT
DIVISION 1ADMISSIONS
RULE §749.1107What information must I document in the child's record at the time of admission?

(a) You must include the following in the child's record at the time of admission:

  (1) The child's name, gender, race, religion, and date of birth;

  (2) The name, address, and telephone number of the managing conservator(s), the primary caregivers for the child, any person with whom the child is allowed to leave the foster home, and any other individual who has the legal authority to consent to the child's medical care;

  (3) The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of biological or adoptive parents, unless parental rights have been terminated;

  (4) The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of siblings;

  (5) The date of admission;

  (6) Medication the child is taking;

  (7) The child's immunization record;

  (8) Allergies, such as food, medication, sting, and skin allergies;

  (9) Chronic health conditions, such as asthma or diabetes;

  (10) Known contraindications of the use of restraint;

  (11) Identification of the child's treatment needs, if applicable, and any additional treatment services or programmatic services the child is receiving;

  (12) Identification of the child's high-risk behavior(s), if applicable, and the safety plan staff and caregivers will implement related to the behavior(s);

  (13) A copy of the placement agreement, if applicable; and

  (14) Documentation of the attempt to notify the parent of the child's location as required by §749.1113(c)(3) of this title (relating to What information must I share with the parent at the time of placement?), if applicable.

(b) For emergency admissions, you must meet the requirements in Division 4 of this subchapter (relating to Emergency Admission).


Source Note: The provisions of this §749.1107 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7469; amended to be effective September 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 7522; amended to be effective March 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 1193; amended to be effective January 1, 2017, 41 TexReg 9944; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909

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