ARCHDIOCESE OF CINCINNATI
PERMISSION, RELEASE AND MEDICAL POWER OF ATTORNEY
1. I, the lawful parent or guardian of my child (the “child"), give permission for my child to participate in the activity described on the reverse and release from all liability and indemnify the Archbishop of Cincinnati ("the Archbishop"), both individually and as trustee for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and all parishes within the Archdiocese, and their officers, agents, representatives, volunteers, and employees from any and all liability, claims, judgements, cost or expenses, including attorney fees, arising out of any injury or illness incurred by my child while participating in or traveling to or from the activity.
2. I agree to instruct my child to cooperate with the Archbishop or his agents in charge of the activity.
3a. I appoint the Archbishop or his agents who are acting as leaders of the activity as my attorney in fact to act for me in my name and my behalf, in any way that I would act if I were personally present, with respect to the following matters if any injury, illness or medical emergency occurs during the activity or related travel:
(i) To give any and all consents and authorizations to any physicians, dentist, hospital or other persons or institutions pertaining to any emergency medications, medical or dental treatments, diagnostic or surgical procedures or any other emergency actions as our attorney shall deem necessary or appropriate for the best interest of the child.
(ii) I understand that the agents of the Archbishop will make a reasonable attempt to contact me as soon as possible in the event of a medical emergency involving my child.
3b. This power of attorney shall lapse automatically upon completion of the activity and related travel.
4. I agree that the Archbishop or his agents may use my child's portrait or photograph for promotional purposes, website, and office functions.
I have carefully read this statement, and my signature acknowledges that I fully understand the content and meaning.
We/I the undersigned, the parent/foster parent/guardian of above student request that ORAL* medication be administered to our child in accordance with the instructions of our physician.
We understand that the administration of said medication is to be done under the supervision of a member of the Parish Staff. We/I further understand that the St. Peter personnel are not legally obligated to administer oral medication to any child. Therefore, I/we agree to hold the parish and its employees free from any and all responsibility for the results of such medication or the manner in which it is administered and to indemnify each of them against loss by reason of civil judgement arising out of these arrangements which may be rendered against them.
*Oral medication, for release, refers to medication in pill form only. Liquid medication that must be measured cannot be administered. Also, the Parish staff will not assume the responsibility for administering in injections, applying ointments, or changing dressings.
**Both parents must sign this release if they are living with or have custody of the child. If parents are separated and both still retain legal custody, both parents must sign. If children are in a foster home and placement is by an agency that holds custody, the agency must sign.