TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER e: REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE
PART 409 LICENSING STANDARDS FOR YOUTH TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAMS
SECTION 409.350 MEDICAL AND HEATH SERVICES
Section 409.350 Medical and Heath Services
a) It shall be the responsibility of the YTHP to assist those residents who are eligible in applying for Medicaid/KidCare benefits. Medical care referrals shall be provided to residents as a component of case management services. Services shall be provided through a family physician or through community-based facilities that have entered into written agreements to provide medical care for homeless youth and their minor children in the YTHP.
b) Prescription drugs will be self-administered. Transitional living staff shall assist homeless youth with self-administration of prescription drugs. Assisting with self-administered medications is limited to reminding the resident to take his/her medications, reading instructions for utilization, uncapping medication containers, and providing the proper liquid and utensils with which to take medications. Prescription medications shall be kept in a locked, safe place within the transitional living facility.
c) Hygiene products, including but not limited to clean linens, towel, washcloth, new toothbrush and comb or pick, shall be provided to each incoming resident.