|(a) A child in your care must receive medical care:
(1) Initially, according to the requirements in §749.1151
of this title (relating to What are the medical requirements when
I admit a child into care?);
(2) As needed for injury, illness, and pain; and
(3) As needed for ongoing maintenance of medical health.
(b) The child's record must include a written record
of each medical examination that consists of:
(1) A copy of the results of the medical examination;
(2) The follow-up treatment recommended and any appointments
(3) A notation of the child's refusal to accept medical
treatment, if applicable;
(4) If the medical examination is a result of an injury
or illness, the documentation of the date, time, and circumstances
surrounding the injury or illness; and
(5) Any other documentation provided by the health-care
professional who performed the examination.
(c) For a child in the conservatorship of the department,
you must supplement any information already documented in the child's
health passport in order to comply with subsection (b) of this section.
In your written record for the child, you are not required to repeat
information that is already in the child's health passport.
(d) You must obtain follow-up medical treatment as
recommended by the health-care professional.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §749.1401 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7469; amended to be effective September 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 7522; 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