10a NCAC 27g .2303      STAFF

(a)  Each ADVP shall have a designated full‑time program director.

(b)  The Program Director shall be at least a high school graduate or equivalent with three years of experience in developmental disabilities programming.

(c)  Each facility shall have evaluation services available for all clients.

(d)  Each facility shall maintain an overall direct service ratio of at least one full‑time or full‑time equivalent direct service staff member for every ten or fewer clients.  Facilities having an approved supported employment conversion plan as defined in Rule .2302 of this Section may exclude a maximum of ten clients or 20 percent of a facility's average daily enrollment, whichever is greater, when calculating the required direct service ratio.

(e)  If the site is maintained by the ADVP:

(1)           A safety committee comprised of staff members and clients shall be appointed and shall meet at least quarterly to review accident reports and to monitor the ADVP for safety; and

(2)           Minutes shall be kept of all meetings.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑26; 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.