Ohio's Families and Children Rule Review Site

5101:2-7-07 Health services.

This rule is no longer open for comment. However, here you can view an archived, read-only version of the rule and any associated comments.

Please note: This rule is posted for 30 days as it may be impacted due to the National Model Foster Family Home Licensing Standards.

(A) A foster caregiver shall be responsible for following instructions of the agency which placed the child for providing health care services to each foster child.

(B) A foster caregiver shall adhere to the following instructions surrounding medications for a foster child:

(1) A foster caregiver shall administer or supervise the administration of prescription drugs to a foster child only for whom the medication was prescribed and according to the prescribing physician's instruction.

(2) Prescription drugs in a foster home shall be kept in the original container, labeled with the foster child's name, the correct dosage and relevant instructions.

(3) All prescription drugs in a foster home shall be stored in a locked cabinet or storage area except that an inhaler or other medication may be available to a person with a special health condition, who may need these for an emergency.

(4) Prescribed drugs shall be disposed of in a safe manner when the prescription is no longer current.

(5) Any side effects of prescription drugs shall be reported immediately to the prescribing physician and the recommending agency.

Effective: 4/1/2019
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/19/2018 and 04/01/2024
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5103.03, 5103.02
Rule Amplifies: 5103.02 , 5103.03
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/1966, 10/01/1986, 01/01/1991, 01/01/2003, 08/01/2009, 07/01/2014