TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER e: REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE
PART 404 LICENSING STANDARDS FOR CHILD CARE INSTITUTIONS AND MATERNITY CENTERS
SECTION 404.31 CLOTHING AND PERSONAL BELONGINGS
Section 404.31 Clothing and Personal Belongings
a) Children shall be supplied with clothing required for their health, comfort, and physical well-being, according to their individual needs, age, and sex.
b) Clothing items shall be individually selected, properly fitted, appropriate to the season, and in accordance with the standards of the community. A child who is old enough to do so, shall be involved in the selection of his own clothing.
c) All items shall be supplied in quantities necessary for school and other special uses.
d) Clothing shall be appropriately identified for the child's own use.
e) No used shoes or used undergarments shall be provided to a child.
f) Donated clothing shall be selected with care to eliminate the use of shoddy, torn, or soiled garments, outmoded styles and improper sizes.
g) A suitable supply of clothing shall accompany the child upon discharge from the institution.
h) The facility shall assure that a child's personal valuables brought to placement and acquired by or given to the child, such as clothing, books, toys, gifts, private collections, photographs, child's private savings, allowances and other items, accompany the placement and are returned to the child when the child leaves the placement.
(Source: Amended at 29 Ill. Reg. 9976, effective July 1, 2005)