LESSON 2. INSPECT CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Section I. SANITATION STANDARDS FROM AR 608-10
Many Army installations offer child development services (CDS) for
personnel. AR 608-10 sets standards so that children in these facilities receive
adequate care and are protected from health hazards. The preventive medicine
(PVNTMED) specialist is required to inspect these facilities and must know the
regulations and standards for these institutions as well as potential problems and
SANITARY STANDARDS FOR CDS FACILITIES FROM AR 608-10
a. The sections of AR 608-10 that state critical standards for CDS facilities are
presented in this regulation. You should be thoroughly familiar with these standards.
b. AR 608-10 states the following for CDS.
(1) This regulation (608-10) prescribes policies, procedures, and
standards for establishing and operating CDS, formerly Child Support Services, at
Army installation. The Preventive Medicine Specialist is required to inspect these
facilities and must know the regulations and standards for these institutions as well
as potential problems and dangers.
(2) This regulation applies to Active Army, Army National Guard, and the
Army Reserve. It applies to all activities, contractors, individuals, and private