Notwithstanding the requirements in Rule .1001 of this Subchapter, the agency shall meet the following requirements:

(1)           The agency shall designate an individual to serve as agency director.  The agency director shall have the authority and responsibility for administrative direction of the agency.  The agency director shall be a high school graduate, or be certified under the G.E.D. Program, and shall meet one or more of the following qualifications:

(a)           shall be a health care practitioner as defined in G.S. 90-640(a); or

(b)           shall have one year experience in home care, companion, sitter, or respite services, or any other provider licensed pursuant to G.S. 131E or G.S. 122C.

(2)           The agency shall designate a person responsible for supervising non-hands-on care services that is provided by the agency either directly or by contract.  This individual may be the supervisor for the companion, sitter, or respite services and may also serve as the agency director.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-140;

Eff. January 1, 2010;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 25, 2016.