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13a.18.11.00.htm 13A.18.11.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 18 LARGE FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES Chapter 11 Health Authority: Education Article, §9.5-301―9.5-308, 9.5-310―9.5-312, 9.5-320, and 9.5-321; General Provisions Article, §4-333; Human Services Article, §1-202; Annotated Code of Maryland Agency Note: Federal Statutory Reference ― Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq. Pro-Children Act of 1994 (20 U.S.C. §6081 et seq. Child Care Development Block Grant (45
13a.18.11.01.htm 13A.18.11.01. 01 Exclusion for Acute Illness.. A. The provider shall:. 1) Monitor, and ensure that each staff member present monitors, each child in attendance for signs and symptoms of acute illness;2) Notify a child's parent or other designated person upon observing a sign or symptom of acute illness; and3) Provide temporary isolation for the affected child in a suitably equipped separate area within sight and hearing of an adult.B. A provider may not admit a child to care or all
13a.18.11.02.htm 13A.18.11.02. 02 Infectious and Communicable Diseases.. A. A provider shall immediately transmit to the health officer a report of the name and address of a child or a staff member who appears to be infected with a reportable communicable disease or who has been exposed to a reportable communicable disease as indicated in COMAR A provider may not knowingly admit to care or retain in care a child with a transmissible infection or a communicable disease during the period of
13a.18.11.03.htm 13A.18.11.03. 03 Preventing Spread of Disease.. A. A written hand washing procedure approved by the office shall be posted at each sink used for washing hands.B. Hands shall be washed according to the posted approved procedure by the provider, each staff member, each volunteer, each substitute, and each child in care at least:1) After toileting or diapering;. 2) Before food preparation or eating; and. 3) After an outdoor activity or handling an animal.. C. Diapering shall be per
13a.18.11.04.htm 13A.18.11.04. 04 Medication Administration and Storage.. A. Medication Administration.. 1) Medication, whether prescription or nonprescription, may not be administered to a child in care unless:a) Parental permission to administer the medication is documented on a completed, signed, and dated medication authorization form, provided by the office, that is received at the child care home before the medication is administered; andb) A licensed health practitioner has approved the
13a.18.11.05.htm 13A.18.11.05. 05 Smoking.. Smoking is prohibited in any indoor or outdoor area approved for child care use during the child care home's hours of operation.
13a.18.11.06.htm 13A.18.11.06. 06 Alcohol and Drugs.. Whenever children are in care, a provider may not allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages or the use of illegal or nonprescribed controlled dangerous substances:A. By a person supervising, or helping to supervise, a child in care;. B. In an area of the child care home approved for child care during the home's hours of operation; orC. By a staff member or a volunteer during an off-site program activity..
13a.18.11.9999.htm 13A.18.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 6, 2012 (39:2 Md. R. 142). Regulation .02B amended effective January 13, 2020 (47:1 Md. R. 17). Regulation .03B amended effective January 13, 2020 (47:1 Md. R. 17). Regulation .04 amended effective June 24, 2013 (40:12 Md. R. 1043). Regulation .04F amended effective January 13, 2020 (47:1 Md. R. 17).
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