Inform the Caseworker Promptly About Any Serious Medical Condition
You must tell the CPS caseworker about any serious medical condition as soon as possible, but no later than 24 hours.
If you are licensed foster parents and the child's medical consenter, then you must follow Minimum Standards (see §749.503 below) for reporting.
§749.503. When must I report and document a serious incident?
Subchapter D, Reports and Record Keeping - Division 1, Reporting Serious Incidents and Other Occurrences - September 2010
Examples of medical conditions that need to be reported promptly are:
- Injuries or illnesses that are life threatening or could have long-term
health consequences,including hospitalization for surgery.
- Anything other than minor emergency care.