A. Each Adult Residential Home/Facility shall be staffed to properly safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the residents, as required by these regulations.
B. At a minimum the following staff positions are required, however, one (1) person may occupy more than one position.
a. Each facility shall have a qualified Director who is an on-site employee and is responsible for the day-to-day management, supervision, and
operation of the facility. b. During periods of temporary absence of the Director, there shall be a responsible staff person designated to be in charge that has the knowledge
and responsibility to handle any situation that may occur.
c. There shall be a Director or a responsible staff person on the premises twenty-four hours per day.
d. The Director shall have the responsibility and authority to carry out the policies of the licensee.
e. The Director shall be at least 21 years of age.
2. Designated Recreational/Activity Staff. There shall be an individual designated to organize and oversee the recreational and social program of the facility.
3. Direct Care Staff. Direct Care Staff may include care assistants, social workers, activities personnel, or other staff who clearly provide direct care services to
residents on a regular basis.
a. The Provider shall demonstrate that sufficient staff is scheduled and available (working) to meet the 24-hour scheduled and unscheduled needs
of the residents.
b. A facility shall not share direct care staff with another licensed facility. (Staff cannot fill two staff positions on the same shift at different licensed
c. The Provider shall maintain a current work schedule for all employees, including relief workers, showing adequate coverage for each day and