(1) Medical emergencies. Children who develop conditions after
admission that require immediate medical attention will be brought to a medical
facility for evaluation.
(2) Minor health problems. Children who develop minor health problems
after admission will be handled in the following manner.
(a) Child development service personnel will notify the parent or
parent-designee should the child become ill or injured during the time in care. Ill
children will generally remain in the isolation area until such time as reasonable
arrangements can be made for the child's release to the parent or parent-designee.
(b) If there is a question about the course of action to be taken, staff
should refer to the health consultant.
Medical care after admission.
(a) Parents will give consent on DA Form 5246-R for CDS
personnel to take children for care, medical or dental, in an emergency-situation
where the child's condition represents a serious or imminent threat to life, health, or
well-being. Conscious efforts will be made to notify a parent prior to such action.
However, treatment at an Army medical facility may be provided without additional
consent under the provision of AR 40-3, para 2-245.
(b) Parents of children using service in extended hour family child
care (FCC) homes where length of care exceeds 24 hours must provide a special
power of attorney.
(a) In cases of emergency, parents or guardians must be
contacted. Complete information is required for this purpose, to include: name,
home and office telephone numbers, and any other appropriate telephone numbers.
(b) The Child Advisory Council will prepare an emergency medical
care evacuation plan. All staff members must know the plan.
Only emergency medical supplies will be on hand.
(d) Critical telephone numbers must be posted on each telephone.
(e) All medical supplies are to be kept out of reach of children.
e. AR 608-10 states the following standards for CDS buildings.