(105 ILCS 145/20)
Delegated care aides.
(a) Delegated care aides shall perform the duties necessary to assist a student with diabetes in accordance with his or her diabetes care plan and in compliance with any guidelines provided during training under Section 25 of this Act.
(b) In accordance with the diabetes care plan or when an unexpected snack or meal requires a dose of insulin not anticipated by a student's diabetes care plan, the delegated care aide shall consult with the parent or guardian, school nurse, where available, or health care provider to confirm that the insulin dosage is appropriate given the number of carbohydrates to be taken and the student's blood glucose level as determined by a glucometer reading.
(c) The principal shall facilitate compliance with the provisions of a diabetes care plan.
(d) Delegated care aides are authorized to provide assistance by a student's parents or guardian and the school district or private school.
(Source: P.A. 96-1485, eff. 12-1-10.)