CCMPL 24 (Serious Risk Prescription Note Pads)
Child Care Manual Procedure Letter No. 24
August 7, 2007
TO: ALL CHILD CARE MANUAL HOLDERS
FROM: Helen E. Jones-Kelley, Director
SUBJECT: Form Revisions for Licensed Child Care Centers and Type A Homes

This letter transmits new forms available to be used by child care centers and type A homes. The forms are a result of the agency's attempt to assist providers in maintaining compliance with the child care licensing rules and particularly the Serious Risk requirements.

The following is a summary of the new forms.

JFS 01580 "Your Prescription for Safely Administering Prescription Medication" is a small "prescription pad" size checklist that can be attached to the JFS 01217 "Request for Administration of Medication" to check off that the Serious Risk requirements have been met for prescription medication.

JFS 01581 "Your Prescription for Safely Administering Non-Prescription Medication" is a small "prescription pad" size checklist that can be attached to the JFS 01217 "Request for Administration of Medication" to check off that the Serious Risk requirements have been met for non-prescription medication.

JFS 01582 "Your Prescription for Safely Caring for Children with Special Health Conditions" is a small "prescription pad" size checklist that can be attached to the JFS 01238 "Medical/Health Care Plan" to check off that the Serious Risk requirements have been met for children with health conditions.

JFS 01583 "Your Prescription for Safely Caring for Children with Medication and Health Care Needs on Field Trips" is a small "prescription pad" size checklist that can be attached to the JFS 01238 "Medical/Health Care Plan" to check off that the Serious Risk requirements have been met for children with health conditions when they are taken on a field trip.

These forms will be available online in a PDF format and will may be ordered at: http://www.odjfs.state.oh.us/forms/inter.asp.

The electronic version of the Child Care Manual is located at: http://emanuals.odjfs.state.oh.us/emanuals. The manual contains all rules, forms, transmittal letters and procedure letters that the department has issued to child care providers. A current version of this manual should be utilized by staff in all child care centers and type A homes that are licensed by the Department of Job and Family Services. A current and updated copy of the manual should be accessible at all times in the center or type A home.

Please contact the Help Desk for the Office for Children and Families at 1-866-886-3537, option # 4 if you have any questions.

INSTRUCTIONS: The following chart identifies the material that needs to be removed from and inserted into the Child Care Manual (CCM).

LOCATIONREMOVE/ FILE AS OBSOLETEINSERT/REPLACEMENT
CCM Procedure Letters CCMPL No. 24
CCM Appendix JFS 01580 (7/2007)
  JFS 01581 (7/2007)
  JFS 01582 (7/2007)
  JFS 01583 (7/2007)