194A.717 Staffing requirements — Prohibition against employing a staff member
with an active communicable disease.

(1) Staffing in an assisted-living community shall be sufficient in number and
qualification to meet the twenty-four (24) hour scheduled needs of each client
pursuant to the lease agreement and functional needs assessment.

(2) One (1) awake staff member shall be on-site at all times.

(3) An assisted-living community shall have a designated manager who is at least
twenty-one (21) years of age, has at least a high school diploma or a General
Educational Development diploma, and has demonstrated management or
administrative ability to maintain the daily operations.

(4) No employee who has an active communicable disease reportable to the Department
for Public Health shall be permitted to work in an assisted living community if the
the employee is a danger to the clients or other employees