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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 180. Voluntary Registration of Family Day Homes - Requirements for Providers
4/9/2020

22VAC40-180-120. Health and Safety Checklist Criteria.

Part III
Health and Safety Checklist

A. A health and safety checklist shall be completed by providers who apply for voluntary registration. The checklist serves as both a self-review tool for providers and an initial and renewal evaluation method for the contracting organization. Items included on the checklist are those which address the basic health and safety needs of children in care in family day homes.

B. The provider shall review and complete the checklist before being certified as eligible for issuance of a certificate of registration.

C. If the provider does not meet the criteria on the health and safety checklist at the time of the initial evaluation or monitoring visit, a corrective action plan shall be completed. This will briefly describe the standard not met, the action to be taken to meet it, the date by which it shall be completed and the signature of the provider.

D. The home shall have indoor running water and an indoor bathroom equipped with a flush toilet and a sink with running water.

E. If the provider does not have a working telephone, the caregiver shall demonstrate that one is quickly and easily accessible in case of an emergency.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-1704 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR615-35-01 § 3.1, eff. July 1, 1993.

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