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District Responsibility

  • Residents of another school district in the state may be provided services to hospitalized students between the ages of six and eighteen when:
    • The district of residence will agree to pay the costs of H&H services.
    • Written approval has been sent from the district of residence.
    • A principal shall forward referrals to the Curriculum Department for students with unusual health problems, which will seriously interfere with their education. This could include frequent absences (part- or whole-day), district-imposed absences, or a recommendation from the local school with an appropriate referral.
  • Process documentation
    • All documentation submitted will be verified for accuracy.

Boundary School Administrator

  • Begins H&H process by providing and reviewing the following forms with the parent/guardian:  Professional Statement of Needs, and Registration Forms and District Policy AS82 (Home & Hospital Instruction).
  • Determine the length of time that the student will need to be out-of-school based on a medical provider’s request.
    • Short-Term H&H instruction will be serviced from the boundary school.
    • Long-term H&H instruction will be referred to the district H&H administrator.
  • Ensure all eligible students are provided H&H services.
  • Provide services for IEP students based on the current IEP requirements.
  • Select a teacher (usually home-base teacher) based on student need and teacher availability.
  • Sign and verify completion of the following forms:
    • Home & Hospital Health Professional’s Statement of Needs
    • Home & Hospital Instruction Disclosure Statement
  • Meet with Assigned Teacher
    • Review new assignment
      • Review teacher's responsibilities.
      • Review District Policy AS82.
      • Review procedures.
  • Discuss the following:
    • Collecting/grading assignments and recording information to ensure credit is given.
    • Create procedures to ensure that Utah Core Standards are followed and adapted in alignment with student need and instructional limitations.
  • Review the forms – Forms must be submitted to the school administrator monthly for signatures and submission to the Curriculum Department for reimbursement.
    • Monthly Teaching Record – This record MUST include mileage, time, and original signatures – (including parents’) in blue ink.
    • Timesheet (10-E-XXX-9285-1015-131) will need to be signed by the administrator and H&H teacher.
    • Mileage Form mileage needs to be verified and the form signed by the administrator and H&H teacher.