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9502.0375 REPORTING TO AGENCY.

Subpart 1.

Abuse, neglect reporting.

All caregivers shall report any suspected physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect of a child to the agency or police as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 626.556. If a caregiver has reasonable cause to believe a child has died as a result of physical or sexual abuse or neglect, the caregiver shall report this information to the county medical examiner or coroner.

Subp. 2.

Other reporting.

The provider shall inform the agency:

A.

within 30 days of any change in the regular membership of the household within the day care residence or the addition of an employee who will regularly be providing care;

B.

immediately of any suspected case of physical or sexual abuse or neglect;

C.

within 48 hours after the occurrence of a fire that requires the service of a fire department so the agency may determine continued substantial compliance with parts 9502.0315 to 9502.0445; and

D.

immediately after the occurrence of any serious injury or death of a child within the day care residence. A serious injury is one that is treated by a physician.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 245A.09; 252.28

History:

9 SR 2106; 10 SR 2617

Published Electronically:

October 8, 2007