Halfway House Health Services Manual

Table of Contents

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Chapter 05: Responsible Health Authority
Chapter 10: Unimpeded Access to Care
Chapter 15: Personnel
Chapter 20: Mental Health Services
Chapter 25: Youth Health
Chapter 30: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies
Chapter 31: Medication Administration
Chapter 35: Health Screening and Examination
Chapter 40: Emergency Health Care
Chapter 45: First Aid
Chapter 50: Special Health Care Needs
Chapter 55: Prosthesis
Chapter 60: Serious and Infectious Diseases
Chapter 70: Medical Consent
Chapter 75: Juvenile Participation in Research
Chapter 80: Notification of Designated Individuals
Chapter 85: Health Records Management
Chapter 90: Quality Improvement

Appendices

 

 05. Responsible Health Authority

05.05 Designated Health Authority (4/15/17)
05.10 Annual Approval (4/15/17)

 10. Unimpeded Access to Care

10.10 Criteria for Care (4/15/17)
10.15 Physician Orders and Protocols (4/15/17)
10.20 Continuity of Care upon Transfer, Release, or Discharge (4/15/17)

 15. Personnel

15.05 Licensure and Job Descriptions (4/15/17)
15.25 Responsibilities of the Health Services Administrator (4/15/17)
15.30 Responsibilities of the Superintendent (4/15/17)
15.35 Responsibilities of the TJJD Medical Director (4/15/17)
15.40 Responsibilities of the UTMB-CMC Medical Director for Youth Services (4/15/17)

 20. Mental Health Services

20.05 Mental Health Professionals (4/15/17)
20.10 Suicide Prevention and Intervention (4/15/17)

 25. Youth Health

25.05 Sick Call (4/15/17)
25.10 Off-Campus Health Care Appointments (4/15/17)
25.15 Obstetrical Care (4/15/17)
25.20 Family Planning Services (4/15/17)

 30. Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies

30.05 Procurement, Storage, and Inventory of Medication (4/15/17)
30.10 Medical Supply Management (4/15/17)
30.15 Medical Supply List (4/15/17)
30.20 Psychotropic Medication (4/15/17)
30.25 Transfer of Medication from an Institution to a Halfway House (4/15/17)
30.27 Transfer of Medication upon Release, Transfer, or Discharge from a Halfway House (4/15/17)
30.30 Schedule II Medication/Controlled Substances (4/15/17)
30.35 Sharps Storage, Inventory, and Disposal (4/15/17)

 31. Medication Administration

31.05 On-Campus Medication Administration (4/15/17)
31.07 On-Campus Self-Administration of Medication with Supervision (4/15/17)
31.10 Off-Campus Staff-Administered Medication (4/15/17)
31.15 Management of Youth Requiring Insulin (4/15/17)
31.20 Medication Administration during Furloughs (4/15/17)
31.25 Medication Omissions/Errors (4/15/17)

 35. Health Screening and Examination

35.05 Intake Screening/Admission Procedures (4/15/17)
35.10 Immunizations (4/15/17)
35.15 Post-Furlough/Conditional Placement Health Screening (11/1/17)
35.20 Hearing/Vision Screenings (4/15/17)
35.25 Physical Examinations (4/15/17)
35.30 Dental Examinations (4/15/17)

 40. Emergency Health Care

40.05 Emergency Medical, Dental, and Mental Health Services (4/15/17)
40.10 Emergency Preparedness Training (4/15/17)
40.10a Sample Procedures for Emergency Plan (4/15/17)

 45. First Aid

45.05 First-Aid Kits (4/15/17)

 50. Special Health Care Needs

50.05 Medical Alert (4/15/17)
50.10 Chronic Care (4/15/17)
50.20 Special Diets (4/15/17)

 55. Prosthesis

55.05 Medical and Dental Prostheses (4/15/17)

 60. Serious and Infectious Diseases

60.05 Prevention and Management of Communicable and Infectious Diseases (4/15/17)
60.10 Handling and Disposal of Razors and Biohazardous Materials (4/15/17)

 70. Medical Consent

70.05 Obtaining Medical Consent (4/15/17)
70.07 Notification and Consent for Youth in DFPS Custody (4/15/17)
70.10 Refusal of Treatment by Youth (4/15/17)

 75. Juvenile Participation in Research

75.05 Juvenile Participation in Research Prohibited (4/15/17)

 80. Notification of Designated Individuals

80.05 Notification of Serious Illness, Serious Injury, Hospitalization, or Death (11/15/16)

 85. Health Records Management

85.05 Medical Record Access and Handling (4/15/17)
85.10 Transfer of Medical Records (4/15/17)
85.15 Daily Health Records (4/15/17)
85.20 Health Services Management System (4/15/17)
85.30 Obtaining Medical Records from the Community (6/1/17)

 90. Quality Improvement

90.05 Health Services Administrative Committee (4/15/17)
90.10 Quality-of-Care Indicator (4/15/17)

 Appendices

Appendix A Glossary (4/15/17)
Appendix B Protocols for the Care of Minor Health Conditions (4/15/17)
Appendix C Department of State Health Services Immunization Guidelines(link to DSHS site)
Appendix D Workplace Guidelines for Infection Control (link to Workplace Guidelines procedures)
Appendix E Halfway House Health Services Forms (link to forms index)