(a)  Daily activities shall be provided in accordance with Section .0500 of these Rules and in accordance with each child's individualized plan of care. Activity areas shall not be required, but developmentally appropriate equipment and materials must be available daily for mildly sick children in care.

(b)  Eating, toileting, sleeping, resting, and playing shall be individually determined and flexible to allow each child to decide when and whether to participate in available activities, and to nap or rest at any time.

(c)  Daily outdoor time shall be available for children with Level One symptoms, as set forth in Rule .0508(c) of this Chapter, who are present more than three consecutive days unless deemed inappropriate by the child's attending health care professional.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 110-88(11); 143B-168.3;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Readopted Eff. October 1, 2017;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2021.