37.51.801 YOUTH FOSTER HOMES: GENERAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
(1) The foster parents shall not accept more children than the number specified on the license.
(2) The foster parents must arrange for appropriate child care for every child in foster care when the child is not being cared for by a foster parent.
(3) The foster parent shall provide appropriate care including:
(a) regular, well balanced meals, an adequately maintained and furnished home, clothing, and supervision of child's health and dental care;
(b) personal care, supervision, and attention appropriate to each child's age, needs, and level of functioning;
(c) opportunities for educational, social, and cultural growth, through suitable reading materials, toys, and equipment; and
(d) associations with peer groups and opportunities for experiences in school and community.
(4) The foster parents shall teach each foster child personal care, hygiene, and grooming, and shall provide each child with the necessary supplies.
(5) Money earned by a child or received as a gift or allowance is the child's personal property and must be accounted for separately from foster home funds.
(6) The foster parents, in conjunction with the supervising worker, shall distinguish between tasks which children are expected to perform as part of living together, jobs to earn spending money, and jobs performed for vocational training.
History: 52-1-103, 52-2-111, 52-2-601, 52-2-621, 52-2-622, MCA; IMP, 52-1-103, 52-2-102, 52-2-111, 52-2-113, 52-2-115, 52-2-601, 52-2-603, 52-2-621, 52-2-666, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1395, Eff. 6/2/06.