Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-1263 - Staff member schedule; supervision of residents

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Staff member schedule.
(1) Each permittee and each licensee shall develop and implement a written daily staff member schedule. The schedule shall meet the requirements for the staffing ratios of direct care staff members to residents at all times.
(A) The schedule shall provide for sufficient staff members on the living unit to provide direct supervision to the residents at all times and to provide for each resident's physical, social, emotional, and educational needs.
(B) The schedule shall provide for a minimum staffing ratio of one direct care staff member on active duty to four residents during waking hours and one direct care staff member on active duty to seven residents during sleeping hours.
(C) At least one direct care staff member of the same sex as the residents shall be present, awake, and available to the residents at all times. If both male and female residents are present in the facility, at least one male and one female direct care staff member shall be present, awake, and available.
(2) At no time shall there be fewer than two direct care staff members present on the living unit when one or more residents are in care.
(3) Alternate qualified direct care staff members shall be provided for the relief of the scheduled direct care staff members on a one-to-one basis and in compliance with the staffing ratios of direct care staff members to residents.
(4) Only direct care staff members shall be counted in the required staffing ratio of direct care staff members to residents.
(b) Supervision of residents.
(1) No resident shall be left unsupervised.
(2) Electronic supervision shall not replace the ratio requirements.
(3) Staff members shall know the location of each resident at all times.
(c) Movements and activities of residents. Each permittee and each licensee shall implement policies and procedures for determining when the movements and activities of a resident could, for treatment purposes, be restricted or subject to control through increased direct supervision.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-1263
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 65-508 and 65-535; effective, T-28-12-17-13, Dec. 17, 2013; effective March 28, 2014.

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