§ 2600.57. Direct care staffing.

 (a)  At all times one or more residents are present in the home a direct care staff person who is 21 years of age or older and who serves as the designee, shall be present in the home. The direct care staff person may be the administrator if the administrator provides direct care services.

 (b)  Direct care staff persons shall be available to provide at least 1 hour per day of personal care services to each mobile resident.

 (c)  Direct care staff persons shall be available to provide at least 2 hours per day of personal care services to each resident who has mobility needs.

 (d)  At least 75% of the personal care service hours specified in subsections (b) and (c) shall be available during waking hours.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  2600.59 (relating to multiple buildings); and 55 Pa. Code §  2600.238 (relating to staffing).



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