10A NCAC 06S .0203        STAFFING PATTERN

(a)  The staffing pattern in day health centers and homes shall be dependent upon the enrollment criteria and the particular needs of the participants who are to be served.

(b)  There shall be a minimum of one full‑time equivalent staff position with responsibility for direct participant care for each five participants.  In combination programs, there shall be a minimum of one full‑time equivalent staff position with responsibility for direct participant care for each six participants.

(c)  Substitutes shall be used to maintain the staff‑participant ratio and to assure supervision of the delivery of the health care services whenever regularly scheduled staff are absent.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D‑6; 143B-153;

Eff. September 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2007.