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37.106.2609    INFECTION CONTROL

(1) An adult day care center must ensure that each of its employees provides the center, prior to the time of employment, with documentation from a physician stating that the employee is free from communicable tuberculosis, and with the same documentation annually thereafter.

(2) The center must ensure that, on the first day of service and annually thereafter, each client in that center provides documentation from a physician showing that the client is free from communicable tuberculosis.

(3) The adult day care center must establish and maintain infection control policies and procedures sufficient to provide a safe environment and to prevent the transmission of disease. Such policies and procedures must include, at a minimum, the following guidelines:

(a) Any employee contracting a communicable disease that is transmissible to clients through food handling or personal care may not appear at work until the infectious disease can no longer be transmitted. The decision to return to work must be made by the manager in accordance with the policies and procedures instituted by the center; and

(b) If, after admission, a client is suspected of having a communicable disease that would endanger the health and welfare of other clients, the manager shall contact the client's physician and shall ensure that appropriate safety measures are taken on behalf of that client and the other clients.

History: Sec. 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-5-103, MCA; NEW, 1994 MAR p. 1838, Eff. 7/8/94; TRANS, from DHES, 2002 MAR p. 185.

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