10A NCAC 13B .1915      adult care HOME PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS

(a)  The administrator shall designate a person to be in charge of the adult care home residents at all times.  The nurse in charge of nursing services may also serve as supervisor‑in‑charge of the adult care home beds.

(b)  If adult care home beds are located in a separate building or a separate level of the same building, there must be a person on duty in the adult care home areas at all times.

(c)  A licensed facility shall provide sufficient staff to assure that activities of daily living, personal grooming, and assistance with eating are provided to each resident.  Medication administration as indicated by each resident's condition or physician's orders shall be carried out as identified in each resident's plan of care.

(d)  Adult care home facilities (Home for the Aged beds) licensed as a part of a combination facility shall comply with the staffing requirements of 10 NCAC 42D .1407 as adopted by the Social Services Commission for freestanding adult care homes.


History Note:        Filed as a Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 1990 For a Period of 142 Days to Expire on February 28, 1991;

Authority G.S. 131E‑79; 42 U.S.C. 1396 r (a);

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1991.