(1) Bathing shall not be done routinely by the facility but if required:

(a) infants and toddlers must be directly supervised when being bathed;

(b) bathing materials shall be sanitized after bathing an infant or toddler;

(c) nonallergenic soap shall be used;

(d) arrangements shall be made so the infant or toddler cannot turn on hot water while being bathed. Water supply to bathing area will not be over 120°F; and

(e) the bathing area shall be out of drafts and provisions should be made so the infant or toddler may be completely dried after a bath.


History: 52-2-704, MCA; IMP, 52-2-731, MCA; NEW, 1982 MAR p. 722, Eff. 4/16/82; TRANS, from Dept. of SRS, 1987 MAR p. 1492, Eff. 7/1/87; TRANS, from DFS, 1998 MAR p. 2881; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 2415, Eff. 9/8/00; AMD, 2012 MAR p. 1368, Eff. 7/13/12.