Foster Care Licensing
5101:2-7-06 Meals
Effective Date: April 1, 2019
Most Current Prior Effective Date: July 1, 2014

(A)A foster home shall comply with the following meal requirements:

(1)Each foster child shall be provided with three meals a day.

(2)Each meal shall be served at regular intervals.

(3)Each meal shall conform to any religious dietary restrictions or any other dietary restrictions.

(4)Each meal shall be provided in accordance with any special instructions prescribed by the foster child's physician.

(5)Food provided to a foster child shall be: nutritious, well-balanced, and available in sufficient quantity.



(c)Available in sufficient quantity.

(6)A nutritious snack shall be available to children between meals.

(B)A foster child shall not be denied the opportunity to eat with other members of the foster home.

(C)Each foster home shall use milk that meets the requirements of state laws and local ordinances or regulations for pasteurized or certified milk.

Effective: 4/1/2019

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/19/2018 and 04/01/2024


Date: 02/07/2019

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 5103.03

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