10a NCAC 27g .6402       STAFF

(a)  Personal assistance shall be provided under the direction of a supervisor who is a qualified professional.

(b)  When a specific client's disability is different than that for which the supervisor is trained, the personal assistance employee shall have access to consultation from a qualified professional who is trained in a discipline related to the client's needs.

(c)  Individuals who are employed to provide personal assistance shall have:

(1)           at least a high‑school diploma or its equivalent; and

(2)           training regarding the needs of the specific client for whom assistance will be provided.

(d)  Individuals employed to provide personal assistance shall be specifically informed in each personal assistance arrangement regarding safety precautions and 24‑hour emergency procedures.

 

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

Eff. May 1, 1996.