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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 61. Standards and Regulations for Licensed Adult Day Care Centers

22VAC40-61-390. Field Trips.

A. Any center that takes participants on field trips shall develop a policy that addresses the following:

1. A communication plan between staff at the center and staff who are accompanying participants on a field trip;

2. Maintenance of staff-to-participant ratio at both the center and on the field trip as required by 22VAC40-61-200;

3. Provision of adequate food and water for participants during field trips;

4. Safe storage of food to prevent food-borne illnesses; and

5. Medication administration that meets the requirements of 22VAC40-61-300.

B. Before leaving on a field trip, a list of participants taking the trip and a schedule of the trip's events and locations shall be left at the center and shall be accessible to staff.

C. A wheelchair that is available for emergency use shall be taken on field trips.

D. The requirements of 22VAC40-61-380 apply when participants are transported on field trips.

Statutory Authority

§ 63.2-1733 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 36, Issue 03, eff. December 29, 2019.

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