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TITLE 26HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
PART 1HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 750MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR INDEPENDENT FOSTER HOMES
SUBCHAPTER CORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION 1PERMIT HOLDER RESPONSIBILITIES
RULE §750.101What are my responsibilities as the permit holder before I begin operating?

Before you begin operating, you are responsible for:

  (1) Ensuring that your home is legally established to operate within Texas and complying with all applicable statutes;

  (2) Establishing the governing body of your home;

  (3) Having a governing body that is responsible for, and has authority over, your home's policies and activities;

  (4) Having policies that clearly state the responsibilities of the governing body;

  (5) Developing operational policies and procedures that comply with or exceed the rules specified in this chapter, Chapter 42 of the Human Resources Code, Chapter 745 of this title (relating to Licensing), and other applicable laws;

  (6) Developing and providing us your plan for ensuring that:

    (A) We are continually informed of any changes in the location of all records, and any changes in your personnel and professional employees; and

    (B) You and your employees contact Statewide Intake (SWI) to report serious incidents and allegations of abuse and neglect.


Source Note: The provisions of this §750.101 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7563; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909

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